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A combination photo shows Ph.D. James P. Allison of MD Anderson Cancer Center and Kyoto University Professor Tasuku Honjo in Kyoto

Scientists behind Game-Changing Cancer Immunotherapies Win Nobel Medicine Prize

By Simon Johnson and Kate Kelland STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters)  American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday...
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AbbVie Doubles Down on Cancer Project with Biotech Group Argenx

BRUSSELS (Reuters) Biotech group Argenx said on Wednesday U.S. pharma group AbbVie had exercised an exclusive option to develop and commercialize one of its...
Logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel

Study Preserves Hopes for Roche’s Tecentriq in Lung Cancer

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters)  Swiss drugmaker Roche's hopes of having the first immunotherapy cocktail to be approved as an initial treatment for an aggressive form...
The logo of Merck is pictured in this illustration photograph in Cardiff

Merck’s Keytruda Shows Promise in Treating Advanced Melanoma

(Reuters) Merck & Co Inc said on Monday long-term data from its cancer immunotherapy Keytruda showed promise in treating advanced melanoma patients, a day...
Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured on the blouse of an employee in Le Passage

Mixed Results for Bristol/Nektar Combination in Cancer Trial

Chicago (Reuters) Mixed results over the weekend from closely watched studies combining Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's cancer immunotherapy with Nektar Therapeutics experimental drug NKTR-214, led...
A giant inflatable pair of lungs is seen in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg

Merck’s Keytruda Extends Lung Cancer Survival in Two Trials

By Deena Beasley CHICAGO (Reuters) Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda improved survival as a stand-alone treatment for newly-diagnosed lung cancer patients and with chemotherapy for...