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ASCO 50th Annual Meeting

Results from Phase I Trial with SGN-CD19A Shows Encouraging Anti-tumor Activity...

esults from an interim phase I clinical trial presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), being held May 30 - June 3, 2014 in Chicago, Ill, shows that SGN-CD19A (Seattle Genetics, Inc, Bothell, WA 98021, USA), an antibody-drug conjugate or ADC in development for the treatment of B-cell malignancies, offers encouraging anti-tumore activity in patients with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL).[1]
ASCO 50th Annual Meeting

Phase I Study of ABT-414 Shows Four Objective Responses, Including Complete...

Preliminary results from an ongoing Phase I study with the investigational compound ABT-414 (Abbvie, Inc.,North Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.), an anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) monoclonal antibody drug conjugate or ADC, in combination with temozolomide (Temodar®; Merck & Co., Inc.) which is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme concomitantly with radiotherapy and then as maintenance treatment, showed four objective responses, including one complete response, in patients with recurrent or unresectable glioblastoma multiform. In separate clinical trials ABT-414 is also investigated for the treatment of patients with squamous cell tumors.