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ESMO: BMS’s Opdivo Edges Merck & Co’s Keytruda In First-Line Advanced Gastroesophageal Cancers

Competition Will Be Fierce Between Checkpoint Inhibitors

Executive Summary

A new frontier for IO therapies in gastric/gastroesophageal cancers is opening up on positive data for two leading checkpoint inhibitors in first-line advanced disease where BMS’s Opdivo looks likely to have an advantage over Merck & Co’s Keytruda.

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