Adjuvant immunotherapy prolongs recurrence-free survival in early stage melanoma

New results for adjuvant pembrolizumab in resected stage IIB and IIC melanoma suggest it will be become the standard treatment for high-risk early stage melanoma patients, according to Australian oncologists. Findings from the KEYNOTE-716 trial presented at ESMO 2021 showed that it decreased the risk of disease recurrence or death by 35% compared with placebo ...

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