#AACR: Bristol-Myers tunes out static, broadcasts impressive results for Opdivo/Yervoy lung cancer combo
CHICAGO — Bristol-Myers Squibb $BMY ran smack dab into a high level of professional static when it changed up its study design for Checkmate-227, a pivotal test for Opdivo plus Yervoy in treating new cases of non-small cell lung cancer. But they’ve arrived at AACR with data they say spell out a compelling case for their PD-1/CTLA-4 combo.
“The data we report here are exciting,” says Fouad Namouni, the oncology development chief at Bristol-Myers, “with an important level of activity.”
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