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August 21, 2015
The former president will receive a drug called pembrolizumab, a PD-1-blocking antibody.
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Data from a phase III trial indicate that Keytruda stands ready to become standard-of-care for advanced melanoma.
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Listen to a radio interview with CRI’s Dr. Jill O’Donnell-Tormey about Keytruda and melanoma.
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