Results from Phase 2 Clinical Trials of Carfilzomib in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma and Advanced Solid Tumors Featured in Oral Presentations
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteolix, Inc. today announced that data from clinical trials of carfilzomib in multiple myeloma and advanced solid tumors will be presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) being held May 29 - June 2, 2009 in Orlando, Florida. Carfilzomib is the first in a new class of selective, irreversible proteasome inhibitors and is currently enrolling patients in an accelerated approval study in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma and Phase 2 clinical studies in relapsed multiple myeloma and other malignancies.
Of note, results from Proteolix's Phase 2 study of carfilzomib for the treatment of patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma will be presented on Monday, June 1 during an oral session by Sundar Jagannath, M.D., Chief of the Multiple Myeloma Program, Bone Marrow and Blood Stem Cell Transplantation at St. Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center in New York. The Phase 2 trial is an open-label multi-center study of single-agent carfilzomib in patients who have previously failed at least two prior treatments, containing bortezomib and either lenalidomide or thalidomide, and are refractory to their last treatment. In addition, results from a Phase Ib/II study of carfilzomib in patients with selected advanced metastatic solid tumors will be presented on Saturday, May 30 during an oral session by Peter Rosen, M.D., Medical Director, Tower Cancer Research Foundation and Emeritus Professor,
A complete list of the company's oral and poster presentations at ASCO follows:
Oral Presentations Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. ET Track: Developmental Therapeutics Session: Developmental Therapeutics: Molecular
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