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Advanced Liver Disease Main Forums => Advanced Liver Disease => Topic started by: Hep Editors on January 03, 2020, 01:17:24 pm

Title: Immunotherapy Combo Shows Promise for Advanced Liver Cancer
Post by: Hep Editors on January 03, 2020, 01:17:24 pm
Combining two different types of checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy led to improved outcomes in people with advanced liver cancer, according to study results presented this week at The Liver Meeting, the annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD).

People treated with the most effective regimen of Opdivo (nivolumab) plus Yervoy (ipilimumab) had an overall response rate of 32% and a median survival of nearly two years—better than the outcomes seen with Opdivo alone. The dual treatment was generally safe and side effects were described as manageable.

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