News in Gastric Cancer

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Manufacturer's illustration of how Keytruda stops cancer cells hiding from the immune system.

Pembrolizumab versus paclitaxel for previously treated, advanced gastric or gastro-oesophageal junction cancer (KEYNOTE-061): a randomised, open-label, controlled, phase 3 trial

A new study published in The Lancet finds Keytruda, the PD-1 antibody pembrolizumab, may offer a better safety profile but does not improve outcomes compared with paclitaxel.

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