GA recommends early use of biologics in patients with moderate-to-severe Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation (pain and swelling) in the gastrointestinal tract, can cause daily health problems, frequent hospitalizations and surgery when not adequately controlled. While there is no cure for Crohn’s disease, there are treatments that can help patients live a symptom-free life. After a detailed review of available literature, the American […]

FDA approves Opdivo as adjuvant treatment in oesophageal or gastroesophageal junction cancer – BMS

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FDA approves Keytruda + Herceptin in HER2-positive gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma – Merck Inc.

Merck Inc announced that the FDA has approved Keytruda (pembrolizumab), Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, in combination with Herceptin (trastuzumab), fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-containing chemotherapy, for the first-line treatment of patients with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic HER2-positive gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma. This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on tumor response rate and durability of response; continued approval for […]