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New FDA Approval for Opdivo® (nivolumab)

August 17, 2018 - U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Opdivo® (nivolumab) as the First New Medication in Nearly 20 Years for Certain Patients with Previously Treated Small Cell Lung Cancer 

  • Opdivo is now the first Immuno-Oncology treatment approved for small cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients who received platinum-based chemotherapy and at least one other line of therapy
  • Approval based on overall response rate and duration of response from the SCLC cohort of the Phase 1/2 CheckMate -032 trial 

Click Here to read the Press Release from Bristol-Myers Squibb