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New FDA Approval for KEYTRUDA®

Merck is pleased to announce that KEYTRUDA has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with recurrent locally advanced or metastatic MCC. This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on tumor response rate and durability of response. Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification and description of clinical benefit in the confirmatory trials.

·    PD-L1 diagnostic testing is not required prior to initiating treatment with KEYTRUDA in these patients.

Before prescribing KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab), please read the Prescribing Information

The Medication Guide also is available.