FDA OKs Merck melanoma drug, 1st in new class of cancer drugs with big advantages over chemo

  • by: LINDA A. JOHNSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 4, 2014 - 4:45 PM

TRENTON, N.J. — Merck & Co. on Thursday won the first U.S. approval for a new kind of cancer drug with big advantages over chemotherapy and other older cancer treatments.

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