MSD’s Keytruda given first FDA approval for first line treatment

MSD, known as Merck in the US, has scored a big success in treating non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), with the FDA approving Keytruda for first-line treatment for the first time. This means that Keytruda will be the first treatment for patients with metastatic NSCLC with high-levels of the protein, PD-L1, that is known for suppressing the immune system.
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