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Bristol-Myers wins $256K nod for Opdivo-plus-Yervoy in melanoma

Bristol-Myers Squibb continued its immuno-therapy march today with a combo approval in melanoma. The pairing of its older med Yervoy and new PD-1 cancer-fighter Opdivo won the FDA's green light for patients with advanced melanoma and a particular genetic variation.

Bristol picks ZS to handle commercial analytics in vendor consolidation move

The deal makes ZS Bristol's primary vendor in the sector, allowing the Big Pharma to trim the list of vendors with which it works to analyze commercial data.

Watch out, Afinitor. Bristol's 'breakthrough' Opdivo is coming for you

Checkpoint inhibitors Opdivo from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Keytruda from Merck are racing to rack up oncology indications in a range of cancer areas. But with Opdivo vaulting toward a kidney cancer approval, the collective group is about to claim its "first casualty" of the "paradigm shift" toward immuno-oncology drugs, in the words of Bernstein analyst Tim Anderson.

BMS' Opdivo guns for kidney cancer nod with FDA 'breakthrough' tag

Last July, Bristol-Myers Squibb put an early end to a late-stage study that showed its immunotherapy drug, Opdivo, looked good in patients with advanced kidney cancer. And now, it's one step closer to landing a nod in that population.

Bristol-Myers' latest PD-1 win could pave the path to earlier use

Bristol Myers-Squibb, a leader among companies at work in immuno-oncology, is pressing for wider use of its lead treatment with new data showing the injected drug could succeed as part of a first-line treatment in lung cancer.

BMS, AbbVie nab 'breakthrough' tag for multiple myeloma-fighting antibody

A new drug for blood cancer from Bristol-Myers Squibb and AbbVie is on the fast track to FDA approval, winning a priority review to treat multiple myeloma.

Bristol-Myers and AbbVie speed toward FDA approval with a 'breakthrough' cancer drug

A new drug for blood cancer from Bristol-Myers Squibb and AbbVie is on the fast track to FDA approval, winning a priority review to treat multiple myeloma.

UPDATED: J&J-Bayer and Pfizer-BMS look for marketing advantages in real-world Xarelto, Eliquis data

Johnson & Johnson and Bayer are leading the four-horse race among new-age anticoagulants, and they're hoping some new real-world safety data for Xarelto can help keep the med in the No. 1 spot.

Bristol-Myers forges $1.25B deal to beef up fibrosis pipeline in Promedior buyout

Bristol-Myers Squibb has landed the rights to buy out Lexington, MA-based Promedior, paying $150 million upfront and committing a total of $1.25 billion to the deal--if the biotech's fibrosis drug comes through in Phase II studies.

Patient education 'useless' when it comes to Eliquis adherence: study

Good news for partners Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer: In a Phase IV study of their new-age anticoagulant, Eliquis, atrial fibrillation patients posted adherence rates near 90%. And the icing on the cake? The company didn't need to shell out on patient education to get them there.