The U.S. FDA has approved Merck’s Keytruda in combination with chemotherapy for previously untreated advanced lung cancer.
This approval is being heralded as a “game-changer” for Keytruda, solidifying Merck’s position in the oncology market. The approval was based on data from a study of 123 previously untreated patients with metastatic non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Keytruda carries a host of previous approvals for treating lung, head and neck cancers, melanoma, and, most recently, blood cancer.
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