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After melanoma surgery, Bristol's Opdivo offers new care standard

MADRID (Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb's immunotherapy drug Opdivo is a better and safer option than its older medicine Yervoy for treating melanoma patients who have had surgery to remove disease, researchers reported on Monday.
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