Pink Sheet is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Oncologists Audition Yervoy And Zelboraf For First-line Roles, With New Combos In Near Sight

Executive Summary

Cooperative group plans trial testing Yervoy vs. Zelboraf in first-line metastatic melanoma to help settle the issue of which therapy should come first in BRAF-mutation positive patients. New therapies on the way promise to further complicate decision-making.

You may also be interested in...



Bristol Cements Lead In Immunotherapy

FDA approval for Opdivo and Yervoy in combination and Opdivo as monotherapy for the treatment of all metastatic melanoma patients, regardless of BRAF mutation status, puts Bristol on equal footing with Merck in the indication, and positions it to take on the BRAF inhibitors.

New Keytruda Approval Rekindles An Old Debate

Approval for first-line BRAF+ patients puts Merck's Keytruda ahead of Bristol's Opdivo in melanoma, and in line to take share from BRAF/MEK combos, which are currently dominant in this patient population. Interactive timeline gives visual overview of immunotherapy approvals in key markets.

Melanoma Success Paves Way For Path Of Gold In Cancer Immunotherapy

Phase I data for immune checkpoint molecules in melanoma from Bristol, Roche and Merck were a major highlight of the ASCO 2013 annual meeting. Considering potential application in many cancers regardless of genetic mutations, some analysts are predicting billions in future sales.

Related Content

Topics

Related Companies

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

OM003387

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel