In data taken from three expansion cohorts of Exelixis Inc.’s phase Ib study of Cabometyx and Tecentriq in patients with locally advanced or metastatic solid tumors, a 27% objective response rate was seen in those with immune checkpoint inhibitor-pretreated non-small-cell lung cancer.
Gone from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting were the packed halls of McCormick Place in Chicago and the excited bustle of scientists reacquainting with each other at the always data-rich event. ASCO’s annual confab, held online because of the COVID-19 pandemic, still managed to pull off what former president Howard Burris called a “resounding success,” with about 40,000 registrants, similar to previous years.
Allogene Therapeutics Inc. investors will have to wait for an update in the second half of this year to find out more about whether off-the-shelf ALLO-501 can durably stand up to autologous CAR T-cell therapies, but early data disclosed at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting is creating buzz in the meantime.
Shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ:ADAP) rocketed to $11.07 Friday, up $127% or $6.21, on updated data rolled out at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting, held virtually this year.
The juggernaut that is Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd.’s Enhertu continued to roll into this weekend’s American Society of Clinical Oncology virtual meeting, bringing momentum from its December FDA approval for HER2-positive breast cancer, along with fresh data from three new studies in other indications.
New and updated preclinical and clinical data presented by biopharma firms at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting May 29-31, including: Ascentage, Celyad, Engeneic, Faron Immutep, Innovent, Kazia, Nanobiotix, Nkmax, Taiho, Treos.
Positive preclinical data from Phio Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Marlborough, Mass., propelled the company stock (NASDAQ:PHIO) dramatically upward, about 86%, at midday Friday only to see it finally settle at a more modest 36.16% increase to close May 29 at $3.05.
Astrazeneca plc’s Tagrisso (osimertinib) seems poised to become standard of care in the adjuvant setting for early stage (IB, II and IIIA) EGFR-mutated non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), thanks to phase III data from the study called Adaura, made public at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting.
SUZHOU, China – Chinese CAR T therapy developers from early to IPO-ready-stage are confident that they can create a strong presence in the global scene with their innovations, and they are also making strategies that will work best for their home market.