Incyte Gains as Melanoma Combo Sees Success in Early-Stage Trial


“Incyte Corp. rose to its highest level since January as one of its experimental drug yielded positive results in an early-stage trial when used in combination therapy for a form of skin cancer.

“About 74 percent of patients with advanced melanoma who received Incyte’s epacadostat in combination with Merck & Co.’s Keytruda saw their disease stabilize or improve, and the treatment was well tolerated. The shares gained 4.6 percent to $93.65 at 12:40 p.m. in New York, after earlier reaching $95.39.”

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