Cancer Research

Immuneering Announces First Patient Dosed in its Phase 1/2a Trial of IMM-6-415 to Treat Advanced Solid Tumors with RAF or RAS Mutations


Deep Cyclic Inhibitor of the MAPK pathway demonstrated strong tumor growth inhibition in preclinical studies of RAF or RAS mutant tumors, both as monotherapy and in combination – – Phase 1 portion of the Phase 1/2a trial designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK), and pharmacodynamics (PD) of IMM-6-415 and establish a candidate recommended…

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Kintara Therapeutics Announces Expansion of REM-001 Clinical Study to Include Patients on Pembrolizumab


Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Kintara Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTRA) (“Kintara” or the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of new solid tumor cancer therapies, today announced the expansion of the inclusion criteria in the open label 15- patient REM-001 study in cutaneous metastatic breast cancer…

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Ibex Presents New Data from Multiple Studies Showcasing Accuracy of AI in Prostate, Breast and Gastric Cancer Diagnosis


Studies to Be Presented at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting Excerpt from the Press Release: BOSTON, March 21, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Ibex Medical Analytics (Ibex), the leader in AI-powered cancer diagnostics, today announced excellent results across multiple clinical studies conducted with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Brigham…

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Olema Oncology Announces Publication of Data Highlighting Palazestrant’s Ability to Inhibit Wild-Type and Mutant ER+ Breast Cancer Both as Monotherapy and in Combination with CDK4/6 Inhibitors


Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN FRANCISCO, March 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Olema Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Olema” or “Olema Oncology,” Nasdaq: OLMA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted therapies for women’s cancers, today announced that Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, an American Association for Cancer Research journal, has selected as…

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Ontario nuclear plant to produce material for life-saving cancer treatment


“Ontario will announce plans Thursday to produce a nuclear medical isotope that forms the essential component in a life-saving treatment for liver cancer, one of the leading causes of cancer deaths. The plan involves creating the medical isotope yttrium-90 (also known as Y-90) at the Darlington nuclear generating station in partnership with a pair of…

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Aviceda Therapeutics Announces First Patient Dosed in Part 2 of the Phase 2/3 SIGLEC Clinical Trial Assessing AVD-104 for the Treatment of Geographic Atrophy


Part 2 of the Phase 2/3 SIGLEC clinical trial is designed and powered to serve as the first pivotal trial to support approval of AVD-104 in geographic atrophy. Part 2 of SIGLEC is expected to enroll approximately 300 patients who will be randomly assigned to two arms of AVD-104 or active comparator (avacincaptad pegol) and…

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First Patient Dosed in Phase 2 Portion of Aulos Bioscience’s Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial for AU-007, a Computationally Designed IL-2 Antibody for Solid Tumor Cancers


Preliminary Phase 2 data in melanoma, renal cell carcinoma anticipated to be presented by mid-2024 Excerpt from the Press Release: LARKSPUR, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aulos Bioscience, an immuno-oncology company working to revolutionize cancer care through the development of best-in-class IL-2 therapeutics, today announced dosing of the first patient in the initial Phase 2 expansion cohorts of its…

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Flare Therapeutics Presents FX-909 Phase 1 Dose Escalation and Expansion Clinical Trial Design at the 2024 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium


–First-in-human trial evaluating safety, tolerability, and clinical activity of FX-909 in patients with advanced solid malignancies including advanced urothelial carcinoma– Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Flare Therapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company targeting transcription factors (TF) to discover precision medicines for cancer and other diseases, today announced a poster…

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Coherus Presents Positive Phase 2 Clinical Data on Casdozokitug, a First-in-Class IL-27-Targeted Antibody, at the 2024 ASCO GI Cancers Symposium


– Data demonstrate early activity with casdozokitug/atezolizumab/bevacizumab; 38% objective response rate including three complete responses – – Data support casdozo as a promising novel immuno-oncology agent with clinical activity in liver cancer that may be associated with IL-27 pathway biomarkers – – Data support continued evaluation of casdozo with VEGF and PD-(L)1 blockade in HCC,…

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Botensilimab/Balstilimab Breakthrough Data Presented at ASCO-GI Shows Unprecedented Tumor Shrinkage and Robust Biomarker Response in Prevalent Colorectal Cancer Population


Excerpt from the Press Release: LEXINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Agenus Inc. (Nasdaq: AGEN), a leader in developing immunological cancer treatments, today announced results from the NEST-1 study, an investigator-sponsored trial (IST) evaluating the combination of botensilimab and balstilimab (BOT/BAL) in the neoadjuvant setting for colorectal cancer (CRC), both those with Microsatellite Stable (MSS) CRC and Microsatellite…

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