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Merck Inc., provides update on Keytruda indication in third-line gastric cancer in the US.

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Last updated:29th Jul 2021
Published:2nd Jul 2021
Merck announced that the company plans to voluntarily withdraw the U.S. accelerated approval indication for Keytruda for the treatment of patients with recurrent locally advanced or metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma whose tumors express PD-L1 [combined positive score (CPS ?1)] as determined by a FDA-approved test, with disease progression on or after two or more prior lines of therapy including fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-containing chemotherapy and if appropriate, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)/neu-targeted therapy.
Condition: Gastric + Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer
Type: drug
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