Bristol-Myers Ends Phase 3 Melanoma Study Early Due To Superior Overall Survival

June 25, 2014 4:30 AM

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Drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY: Quote) Tuesday said a late-stage study of Nivolumab was stopped early as it demonstrated superior overall survival in certain melanoma patients compared to dacarbazine.

In the randomized blinded comparative Phase 3 study evaluating nivolumab with dacarbazine or DTIC in patients with previously untreated BRAF wild-type advanced melanoma, an analysis conducted by the independent Data Monitoring Committee or DMC showed evidence of superior overall survival in patients...

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