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Complete response rate in Nektar melanoma trial hits 34%

Jun 01, 2019 - FierceBiotech

Nektar Therapeutics has posted updated data on its NKTR-214-Opdivo cocktail in first-line melanoma. The data features four more complete responses, bringing the rate up 10 percentage points to 34%.

Around this time last year, Nektar left the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting bruised after the 50% response rate in its NKTR-214-Opdivo trial underwhelmed. Months later, the next update at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) 2018 meeting did little bet...