Tivozanib fails in colorectal cancer; Aveo takes a dive
The hits keep coming for Aveo Pharmaceuticals Inc., as its once-daily VEGF receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor failed another indication, this time colorectal cancer (CRC). The Cambridge, Mass.-based biotech’s already beaten-down stock fell 9 percent on news that the drug, tivozanib, foundered during an interim analysis in the Phase II BATON-CRC study, being carried out in partnership with Astellas Pharma Inc.
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