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FDA Approves Drug Combination for Treating Mesothelioma

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First approval in 16 years for mesothelioma, a type of cancer caused by inhaling asbestos fibers Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Opdivo (nivolumab) in combination with Yervoy (ipilimumab) for the first-line treatment of adults with malignant pleural mesothelioma that cannot be removed by surgery. This is the first drug regimen approved for mesothelioma in 16 years and…

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