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As Merck’s Keytruda Gains Momentum, Investors Look To The Future

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Keytruda, already the first anti-PD-1 drug to market for melanoma, received FDA breakthrough therapy designation for an indication in lung cancer. The drug’s long-term potential – and upcoming data on a two-drug hepatitis C combo – helped to offset a decline in Merck’s third quarter sales.

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