Cancer Research

TransCode Therapeutics Announces eIND Submission to US FDA for Planned First-in-Human Clinical Trial in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors


Excerpt from the Press Release: BOSTON, Nov. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransCode Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNAZ), the RNA oncology company committed to more effectively treating cancer using RNA therapeutics, announced today that it has submitted an exploratory Investigational New Drug (eIND) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a planned First-in-Human…

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Viracta Therapeutics Announces Preliminary Dose-Ranging Data from the Phase 1b/2 Trial of Nana-val in Advanced Epstein-Barr Virus-Positive (EBV+) Solid Tumors at the ESMO Immuno-Oncology Congress


Data from first two dose levels of Nana-val in patients with EBV+ recurrent/metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma support continued dose escalation to determine the optimal recommended Phase 2 dose Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Viracta Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIRX), a precision oncology company focused on the treatment and prevention…

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New Crown Bioscience Publication Details Application of In Vitro 3D Organoids with Matched PDX for Clinically Relevant Oncology Drug Development


Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Crown Bioscience, a JSR Life Sciences company and Contract Research Organization (CRO), has announced the publication of its review paper entitled: Translational and Clinical Relevance of PDX-Derived Organoid Models in Oncology Drug Discovery and Development. The paper is the first comprehensive review of tumor organoids derived from Patient…

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UroGen Announces New Data from the OLYMPUS Trial that Shows Median Durability of Response of 28.9 Months for JELMYTO®, the Only Non-Surgical, Chemoablative Treatment for Adults with Low-Grade Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer


–Results from this ongoing, non-interventional, rollover study were presented at the 23rd Annual Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) Meeting in San Diego Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UroGen Pharma Ltd. (Nasdaq: URGN), a biotech company dedicated to creating novel solutions that treat urothelial and specialty cancers, today announced new data from the OLYMPUS…

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Ikena Oncology Announces New Program in Next-Generation MEK-RAF Inhibition and Provides Corporate Update


Novel best-in-class MEK-RAF complex inhibitor IK-595 targets RAS pathway; IND in 2023 Novel paralog-selective TEAD inhibitor IK-930 advancing as planned in dose escalation; clinical data in 2023 Company prioritizes advancement of targeted oncology portfolio; cash runway extended into 2025 Excerpt from the Press Release: BOSTON, Nov. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ikena Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq:…

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Immuneering Announces First Patient Dosed in its Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of IMM-1-104 in Advanced Solid Tumors with RAS Mutations


IMM-1-104 being tested in first all-comers RAS clinical trial believed to be conducted to date First patient dosed follows swiftly from IND clearance at the end of Septembe Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Immuneering Corporation (Nasdaq: IMRX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that aims to create medicines…

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Unexpected Result: COVID-19 Vaccination Improves Effectiveness of Cancer Treatment


Excerpt from the Press Release: Clinical study on nasopharyngeal cancer with an unexpected result. Patients with nasopharyngeal cancer are often treated with drugs that activate their immune system against the tumor. Scientists feared that vaccination against COVID-19 could reduce the success of cancer treatment or cause severe side effects—until now. A recent study now gives…

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Ayala Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Dosed with AL102 in Phase 3 Segment of RINGSIDE Trial in Desmoid Tumors


Excerpt from the Press Release: REHOVOT, Israel and WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ayala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AYLA), a clinical-stage oncology company focused on developing and commercializing small molecule therapeutics for patients suffering from rare tumors and aggressive cancers, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in Part B of RINGSIDE, the…

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RenovoRx Announces Presentations at the Advanced Interventional Management Symposium (AIMsymposium) Highlighting its Innovative RenovoTAMP® Therapy Platform for Targeted Treatment of Cancers


Excerpt from the Press Release: LOS ALTOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RenovoRx, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNXT), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the localized treatment of difficult-to-treat solid tumors through its proprietary RenovoRx Trans-Arterial Micro-Perfusion (RenovoTAMP) therapy platform, today announced RenovoTAMP was highlighted in two presentations delivered at the Advanced Interventional Management Symposium (AIMsymposium). RenovoTAMP is a unique therapy platform…

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Candel Therapeutics Announces Oral Presentation of Updated Data from its Phase 1 Clinical Trial of CAN-3110 in 41 Patients with Recurrent High-Grade Glioma at the Society for Neuro-Oncology 27th Annual Meeting


CAN-3110 designed to limit replication and promote anti-tumor response to tumor cells while protecting healthy tissue No dose-limiting toxicities observed in 41 patients with recurrent high-grade glioma (rHGG) Median overall survival was 11.6 months after a single injection of CAN-3110 in patients with rHGG; one patient achieved a complete response lasting more than one year…

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