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Visit  https://merckoncologyclinicaltrials.com/en-us/patient/trial/NCT04956692 or call 888-577-8839 for more information

EYNOTE-A86 - Study of Pembrolizumab subcutaneous versus Pembrolizumab intravenous administered with platinum doublet chemotherapy in participants with metastatic squamous or nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) (NCT04956692)

You may be able to join this study if you have a new diagnosis of NSCLC that has spread to other parts of your body and has not yet been treated. The type of NSCLC you have can be squamous or non-squamous.

The trial drug you get will depend on which group you are in.  You have a 2 in 3 chance of being in Group A, and a 1 in 3 chance of being in Group B.

There are 2 Groups:

Group A: pembrolizumab subcutaneous (SC) with chemotherapy

Group B: pembrolizumab IV with chemotherapy

The type of chemotherapy you will get depends on the type of NSCLC you have:

·         Squamous: carboplatin with taxane (paclitaxel or nab-paclitaxel)

·         Non-squamous: pemetrexed with platinum (cisplatin or carboplatin)

You, your trial doctor, and the trial staff will know what you are getting.

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