Merck’s Keytruda showed increase in pathological complete response with chemotherapy versus neoadjuvant therapy chemotherapy in early-stage triple-negative breast cancer

Merck’s trial of Keytruda plus chemotherapy, followed by adjuvant Keytruda as monotherapy, which was granted Breakthrough Therapy designation (BTD) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the neoadjuvant treatment of patients with high-risk, early-stage TNBC plus chemotherapy, resulted in a statistically significant increase in pathological complete response (pCR) versus chemotherapy.

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Merck, Eisai welcome final study results for Keytruda/Lenvima combo treatment in advanced endometrial cancer presented at ESMO 2019 congress

“The results of this Keytruda plus Lenvima study are a welcome development in the treatment of women with advanced endometrial cancer, a patient group with an unmet medical need,” said Dr. Vicky Makker, principal investigator and medical oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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