Nexavar in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel is contraindicated in patients with squamous cell lung cancer. Cardiac ischemia and/or myocardial infarction may occur. Temporary or permanent discontinuation of Nexavar should be considered in patients who develop cardiac ischemia and/or myocardial infarction. An increased risk of bleeding may occur following Nexavar administration. If bleeding necessitates medical intervention, consider permanent discontinuation of Nexavar. continue reading below »
* TARGET (Treatment Approaches in Renal Cancer Global Evaluation Trial): A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter, phase 3 study in patients with advanced RCC who had received 1 prior systemic therapy (N=903).
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