By Adriano Marchese


Bristol Myers Squibb Co. said Wednesday the European Commission has approved its drug nivolumab in combination with cabozantinib as a treatment for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.

The New York-based pharmaceutical company said the approval follows a Phase 3 trial result that showed the drug nivolumab, also known as Opdivo, in combination with Cabometyx--cabozantinib--significantly improved overall survival objective response rates compared to sunitinib--another cancer-treatment drug.


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April 14, 2021 16:43 ET (20:43 GMT)

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