Opdivo approved for stage III adjuvant therapy

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Opdivo approved for stage III adjuvant therapy

Postby Catherine Poole » Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:37 pm

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Re: Opdivo approved for stage III adjuvant therapy

Postby Linny » Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:21 am

It's about time. :D What a nice Christmas present.
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Re: Opdivo approved for stage III adjuvant therapy

Postby Catherine Poole » Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:19 am

Just a heads up, many doctors are not prescribing Opdivo for stage 3A feeling that the side effects don't warrant it. They would rather watch and wait..and use the drug only if there is progression.
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