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The U.K.’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommended the Opdivo immunotherapy as a second-line treatment for some forms of lung cancer after Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) agreed to discount the price, Pharmaphorum explains. The arrangement comes a year after the cost-effectiveness watchdog initially offered to recommend coverage only for about one-third of the 1,300 eligible patients.

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