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BRIEF-U.S. FDA approves Merck's Keytruda chemo combo for lung cancer
May 10, 2017 / 10:06 PM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-U.S. FDA approves Merck's Keytruda chemo combo for lung cancer

May 10 (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc

* Fda approves Merck's Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) as first-line combination therapy with pemetrexed and carboplatin for patients with metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), irrespective of PD-l1 expression

* Merck & Co Inc - Under FDA's accelerated approval regulations, this indication is approved based on tumor response rate and progression-free survival Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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