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Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present Data from 14 Abstracts on Orencia (abatacept) at the European League

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) announced today that 14 abstracts on Orencia have been accepted for presentation at the 2015 annual meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), to be held June 10-13 in Rome, Italy. Several of this year’s abstracts will focus on the safety and efficacy of Orencia in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPA), which is a marker of worse prognosis and more progressive disease.

Adding Investigational Agent Elotuzumab to Standard Treatment for Multiple Myeloma Significantly Reduced the Risk of Disease Progression, According to New Phase III Data from ELOQUENT-2 Trial Published in New England Journal of Medicine

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) and AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) today announced that results from an interim analysis of its Phase III, randomized, open-label ELOQUENT-2 trial were published in the June 2 online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. The trial (n=646) evaluated elotuzumab, an investigational immunostimulatory antibody, in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone (ELd) versus lenalidomide and dexamethasone alone (Ld) for the treatment of relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. The study met its co-primary endpoints demonstrating superior progression-free survival (PFS) and overall response rate (ORR).

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Take Part in Goldman Sachs 36th Annual Global Health Care Conference

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) will take part in Goldman Sachs 36th Annual Global Health Care Conference on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Michael Giordano, senior vice president, Head of Development, Oncology, will answer questions about the company at 11:40 a.m. EDT (8:40 a.m. PDT).

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Accepts Supplemental Biologics License Application for Opdivo+Yervoy Regimen in Patients with Previously Untreated Advanced Melanoma

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing and review the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Opdivo (nivolumab)+Yervoy (ipilimumab) regimen in patients with previously untreated advanced melanoma. The FDA also granted Priority Review for this application. The projected FDA action date is September 30, 2015. This is the first regulatory milestone for an Immuno-Oncology regimen in cancer.

Opdivo (nivolumab) Demonstrates Superior Survival Compared to Standard of Care (docetaxel) for Previously-Treated Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Phase III Trial

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced results from CheckMate -017, a Phase III, open-label, randomized study evaluating Opdivo (n=135) versus docetaxel (n=137) in previously treated patients with advanced squamous non-small cell lung cancer. At one year, Opdivo demonstrated an overall survival rate of 42% versus 24% for docetaxel, with a median overall survival of 9.2 months versus 6 months, respectively. In the trial, Opdivo reduced the risk of death by 41%, based upon a hazard ratio of 0.59 (95% CI, 0.44-0.79; P = 0.00025). The safety profile of Opdivo in CheckMate -017 was consistent with prior studies and favorable versus docetaxel. Findings from CheckMate -017 were published today in The New England Journal of Medicine and presented during an oral abstract session at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (Abstract #8009).

Phase III CheckMate -067 Trial Demonstrates Superior Progression-Free Survival of Opdivo+Yervoy Regimen

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced positive results of a Phase III trial (CheckMate -067) evaluating the Opdivo (nivolumab)+Yervoy (ipilimumab) regimen or Opdivo monotherapy vs. Yervoy monotherapy in patients with previously untreated advanced melanoma. Both the Opdivo+Yervoy regimen (n=314) and Opdivo monotherapy (n=316) demonstrated superiority to Yervoy (n=315), the current standard of care, for the co-primary endpoint of progression-free survival (PFS).

Opdivo (nivolumab) First PD-1 Inhibitor to Demonstrate Superior Overall Survival Versus Standard of Care (docetaxel) in Previously-Treated Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Pivotal Phase III Trial

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced that Opdivo (nivolumab) is the first PD-1 inhibitor to demonstrate superior overall survival versus standard of care (docetaxel) in an open-label, randomized Phase III study (CheckMate -057) evaluating previously-treated patients with advanced, non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). A 27% reduction in the risk of progression or death – the primary study endpoint – was reported for Opdivo (n=292) versus docetaxel (n=290) based upon a hazard ratio of 0.73 (96% CI, 0.59-0.89; P = 0.0015).

Lilly to Participate in Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference

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Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will attend the Goldman Sachs 36th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Jeffrey Simmons, senior vice president and president, Elanco Animal Health, will participate in a fireside chat at 2:20 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.

Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors

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Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) today announced that they have entered into a clinical trial collaboration to evaluate the safety and preliminary efficacy of AstraZeneca's investigational anti-PD-L1 immune checkpoint inhibitor, MEDI4736, in combination with CYRAMZA® (ramucirumab), Lilly's VEGF Receptor 2 antiangiogenic cancer medicine. The planned study will assess the combination as a treatment for patients with advanced solid tumors.

Phase I/II Opdivo (nivolumab) Trial Shows Bristol-Myers Squibb’s PD-1 Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor is First to Demonstrate Anti-Tumor Activity In Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced results from an interim analysis of CA209-040, a Phase I/II dose-ranging trial evaluating the safety and anti-tumor activity of Opdivo (nivolumab) in previously-treated patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or advanced liver cancer. Initial findings demonstrated that the estimated survival rate in evaluable patients (n=47) was 62% at 12 months. Results also show the safety profile of Opdivo is generally consistent with that previously-reported for Opdivo in other tumor types. These data will be featured today, May 29, during the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) press briefing at 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. CDT and presented on Saturday, May 30 from 8:27 a.m. – 8:39 a.m. CDT (Late Breaking Abstract #101).

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