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ASCO expands enrollment for TAPUR study

ASCO expands enrollment for TAPUR study
November 17, 2017

ASCO announced four cohorts of Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry, or TAPUR, will enroll additional patients with a variety of cancers.

The combination of nivolumab (Opidvo, Bristol-Myers Squibb) plus ipilimumab (Yervoy, Bristol-Myers Squibb) also is being added to the study, bringing the number of drugs evaluated to 19, with 16 different targeted therapy options.

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

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