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New First-Line Kidney Cancer Combination Gets FDA Nod

1 month ago   |   By MedPageToday

WASHINGTON - The FDA approved the combination of nivolumab plus cabozantinib on Friday for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma in the first-line setting.
Support for approval came from CheckMate...
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FDA approves first-line Opdivo-Cabometyx regimen for advanced renal cell carcinoma

FDA approves first-line Opdivo-Cabometyx regimen for advanced renal cell carcinoma

1 month ago   |   By Healio

The FDA approved nivolumab in combination with cabozantinib as first-line treatment of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, according to a manufacturer-issued press release.
The approval was based, in part, on data presented at ESMO Virtual Congress 2020 from the phase 3 CheckMate -9ER trial, which included 651 patients with advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma.
Of them, 323 patients received 240 mg nivolumab , an anti-PD-1 antibody, every 2 weeks in combination with 40 mg daily cabozantinib , a multitargeted tyrosine
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FDA Approves First Once-a-Month HIV Therapy

FDA Approves First Once-a-Month HIV Therapy

1 month ago   |   By Web MD

This could give some adult patients the option of receiving an injection once a month instead of taking a daily pill.
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FDA approves first long-acting injectable regimen for HIV

1 month ago   |   By Healio

The FDA approved the first long-acting injectable regimen for HIV treatment, Cabenuva, which includes shots of cabotegravir and rilpivirine given just once a month.
The regimen has been shown to be noninferior to daily three-drug oral regimens in clinical trials. It was approved as a replacement for current antiretroviral regimens in patients with HIV who are virologically suppressed, on a stable regimen, have no history of treatment failure and no suspected or known resistance to cabotegravir or rilpivirine .
“HIV drug development has made a
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