FDA approves nivolumab plus ipilimumab combination for intermediate or poor-risk advanced renal cell carcinoma

On April 16, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration granted approvals to nivolumab and ipilimumab (Opdivo and Yervoy, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.) in combination for the treatment of intermediate or poor risk, previously untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma.

BRIEF-Bristol-Myers Says FDA Approves Opdivo + Yervoy Combo For Treating Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma

April 16 (Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co: * U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION APPROVES OPDIVO® (NIVOLUMAB) + YERVOY® (IPILIMUMAB) COMBINATION AS FIRST-LINE TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH INTERMEDIATE- AND POOR-RISK ADVANCED RENAL CELL CARCINOMA ...