BMS Gets First Immunotherapy Approval In Neoadjuvant Lung Cancer, Quickly
Opdivo gets approved by the US FDA for neoadjuvant non-small cell lung cancer, an important new early-stage indication for the anti-PD-1 agent that cleared the agency in roughly two months.
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The PD-L1 inhibitor showed efficacy in the neoadjuvant/adjuvant setting, where Merck is developing Keytruda as well. BMS’s Opdivo was the first to win approval in neoadjuvant NSCLC.
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AstraZeneca Looks To Muscle In On BMS-Dominated Neoadjuvant NSCLC Setting
Without disclosing data, the company reported positive pathological complete response data from the AEGEAN study of its PD-L1 inhibitor Imfinzi in neoadjuvant NSCLC, where BMS’s Opdivo won approval in March.