Tag Archives: Carcinoma

FDA Approves Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for Recurrent Locally Advanced or Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Esophagus

Print this page KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) July 31, 2019 –Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keytruda, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, as monotherapy for the treatment of patients with recurrent locally advanced or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the… Read More »

Exelixis Announces U.S. FDA Approval of Cabometyx (cabozantinib) Tablets for Previously Treated Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Print this page ALAMEDA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 14, 2019– Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Cabometyx (cabozantinib) tablets for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have been previously treated with sorafenib. HCC is the most common form of liver cancer and the fastest-rising cause of cancer-related death in… Read More »

FDA Approves Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for the Treatment of Patients with Recurrent Locally Advanced or Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Print this page KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) December 19, 2018 –Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keytruda, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with recurrent locally advanced or metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), based… Read More »