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8 Gennaio 2018

FDA Approves Adjuvant Nivolumab for Melanoma

December 20, 2017 – The FDA has approved nivolumab as an adjuvant treatment for patients with completely resected melanoma with lymph node involvement or metastatic disease, based on findings from the phase III CheckMate-238 trial. In the randomized trial, the recurrence-free survival (RFS) rate at 18 months with nivolumab was 66.4% (95% CI, 61.8%-70.6%) compared with 52.7% (95% CI, 47.8%-57.4%) for ipilimumab (Yervoy) in patients with stage IIIB/C or … (leggi tutto)