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Timeline of key events

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Date Event People Places Sciences
24 Oct 2016FDA approved pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) for the treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors express PD-L1 as determined by an FDA-approved test. MerckImmune checkpoint inhibitors, Immunotherapy, Oncology, Monoclonal antibodies
17 Mar 2017Monoclonal antibody shown to effectively cut cholesterol levels, thereby preventing heart attacks and strokes SabatineMonoclonal antibodies, Cardiovascular
23 Mar 2017US FDA granted accelerated approval to avelumab for the treatment of patients 12 years and older with metastatic Merkel cell carcinomaEMD SeronoImmune checkpoint inhibitors, Immunotherapy, Oncology, Monoclonal antibodies

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