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FDA approves pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for adults and children with TMB-H solid tumors

17 Jun 2020 9:26 AM | Nathan Strunk (Administrator)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to pembrolizumab (KEYTRUDA, Merck & Co., Inc.) for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with unresectable or metastatic tumor mutational burden-high (TMB-H) [≥10 mutations/megabase (mut/Mb)] solid tumors, as determined by an FDA-approved test, that have progressed following prior treatment and who have no satisfactory alternative treatment options. Read full press release.

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