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Merck: European Commission Approves KEYTRUDA, Inlyta Combination To Treat RCC

Merck (MRK) said the European Commission has approved KEYTRUDA combined with Inlyta for the first-line treatment of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma. The company noted that this is the first anti-PD-1 therapy approved as Part of a combination regimen in Europe for renal cell carcinoma across all IMDC risk groups. The approval was based on data from KEYNOTE-426 trial.

Merck said the approval allows marketing of the KEYTRUDA combination in all 28 EU member states plus Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway.

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