Persistent clinical benefit was seen among a small group of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma who had to discontinue therapy with the PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab (Opdivo) because of immune-related adverse events, according to a study presented at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando, FL.
Administration of broad-spectrum antibiotics in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) undergoing treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors may have a negative effect on the efficacy of the immunotherapy drugs, according to the results of a recent retrospective analysis.
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Nivolumab (Opdivo) is the second in class of immune checkpoint inhibitors approved for advanced bladder cancer—treatments that are having “tremendous responses across a spectrum of cancers,” says Leonard G. Gomella, MD.
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