Oncology

Sutro Biopharma Announces Update from STRO-002, Luveltamab Tazevibulin (Luvelta), Phase 1 Dose-Expansion Study and Registrational Plans in Advanced Ovarian Cancer

01/27/2023

– Results from the STRO-002 (luvelta) Phase 1 dose-expansion study demonstrate that FolRα-selected patients experienced meaningful clinical benefit, with 43.8% ORR, median DOR of 5.4 months, and median PFS of 6.6 months at the higher starting dose of 5.2mg/kg – – Meaningful clinical benefit was observed in FolRα-selected patients, defined as TPS>25%, which is potentially…

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Taiho Oncology Announces Publication in The New England Journal of Medicine of Pivotal Data for Futibatinib in Previously Treated Patients With Metastatic Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

01/25/2023

Excerpt from the Press Release: PRINCETON, N.J., January 18, 2023 – Taiho Oncology, Inc. today announced the publication of results from the pivotal Phase 2 FOENIX*-CCA2 clinical trial of futibatinib in the January 19, 2023 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The article, “Futibatinib for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma with FGFR2 Fusions/Rearrangements,” reports on…

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Compass Therapeutics Announces that the Phase 2 Data of CTX-009 in Combination with Paclitaxel in Patients with Biliary Tract Cancers (BTC) will be Presented at the ASCO GI Cancers Symposium on January 20, 2023

01/23/2023

Compass to Host Investor Event on Monday, January 23rd at 8:30am ET Excerpt from the Press Release: BOSTON, Jan. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Compass Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CMPX), a clinical-stage, oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary antibody-based therapeutics to treat multiple human diseases, today announced the presentation of data from a Phase 2 study of…

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ArsenalBio Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase 1 Clinical Trial of AB-1015 in Development as a Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

01/16/2023

Company will provide a business overview including product pipeline during an upcoming presentation on January 10th at the J.P. Morgan 41st Annual Healthcare Conference Excerpt from the Press Release: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arsenal Biosciences, Inc. (ArsenalBio), a privately held, clinical stage, programmable cell therapy company engineering advanced CAR T cell therapies for solid tumors,…

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Surface Oncology Announces First Patient Dosed in a Phase 1/2 Study Evaluating SRF114, a Potential Best-In-Class Anti-CCR8 Antibody, in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors

01/11/2023

SRF114 is designed to preferentially deplete CCR8+ Treg cells within the tumor microenvironment and has demonstrated highly specific CCR8-exclusive binding and reduced tumor growth in pre-clinical studies Initial clinical data anticipated in 2024 Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Surface Oncology (Nasdaq: SURF), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing…

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Janux Therapeutics Announces Submission of Investigational New Drug Application for JANX008, an EGFR-TRACTr for Solid Tumors

01/09/2023

Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Janux Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: JANX) (Janux), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a broad pipeline of novel immunotherapies by applying its proprietary technology to its Tumor Activated T Cell Engager (TRACTr) and Tumor Activated Immunomodulator (TRACIr) platforms, today announced that the Company has submitted the investigational new drug (IND)…

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Erasca Announces First Patient Dosed in HERKULES-1 Phase 1b Trial Evaluating ERAS-007 and ERAS-601 MAPKlamp Combination in RAS/MAPK Pathway-Altered Solid Tumors

01/06/2023

Promising preliminary monotherapy data for ERK1/2 inhibitor ERAS-007 and SHP2 inhibitor ERAS-601 in advanced solid tumors, which had favorable safety, tolerability, and efficacy profiles that support combination development BRAF Class 2 and 3 alterations have no approved targeted therapies and represent up to 25% of all BRAF-driven tumors Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO,…

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Guardant Health and Susan G. Komen® Partner to Develop Clinical Studies to Identify Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients Who May Benefit From Additional Monitoring or Therapy

01/05/2023

Excerpt from the Press Release: PALO ALTO, Calif. & DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Guardant Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GH), a leading precision oncology company, and Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, announced today that they have entered into a partnership to bring the patient perspective to the development of clinical studies that help identify early-stage breast…

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Anti-TIGIT Domvanalimab-Containing Study Arms Improve Progression-Free Survival Compared to Anti-PD1 Alone in Phase 2 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Study

01/05/2023

– 35-45% Reduction in Risk of Progression or Death and a Doubling of mPFS Were Observed in the Domvanalimab-Containing Study Arms, Compared to Zimberelimab Monotherapy in First-Line, PD-L1-High NSCLC – – With Median Follow-Up of Approximately 12 Months, Both Domvanalimab-Containing Study Arms Also Improved ORR and Six-Month Landmark PFS Compared to Zimberelimab Monotherapy – –…

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Guardant Health announces positive results from pivotal ECLIPSE study evaluating a blood test for the detection of colorectal cancer

12/22/2022

Excerpt from the Press Release: PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Guardant Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GH), a leading precision oncology company, announced today positive results from ECLIPSE (Evaluation of ctDNA LUNAR Assay In an Average Patient Screening Episode), an over 20,000 patient registrational study evaluating the performance of its blood test for detecting colorectal cancer (CRC) in average-risk…

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