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Raven Announces RAV12 Phase 1/2a Study Results To Be Presented at ASCO
Date:3/11/2008

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Raven biotechnologies, inc., a privately held company focused on the discovery and development of monoclonal antibody therapeutics (MAbs) for cancer, today announced that an abstract detailing results from the RAV12 Phase 1/2a trial has been accepted as a poster discussion presentation at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The presentation is scheduled for May 30, 2008. Dr. Nancy Lewis of the Fox Chase Cancer Center is the abstract's first author and will make the presentation on behalf of the study's participating investigators.

The study, which enrolled 53 patients with adenocarcinomas bearing the RAAG12 antigen, particularly those of gastrointestinal (GI) origin, was conducted at 5 institutions in the US, the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center in Nashville, TN; the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA; Premiere Oncology in Santa Monica, CA; the University of Miami Medical Center in Miami, FL; and the Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC.

About GI Cancers

Adenocarcinomas are malignant tumors of the epithelial cells that line glands or viscera. They typically spread by way of the circulatory or lymphatic systems and are poorly treated after metastatic dissemination. More than 90 percent of colon, stomach and pancreatic tumor specimens express the RAV12-defined antigen, RAAG12. Adenocarcinomas arising elsewhere, such as breast, endometrial, ovarian, lung and prostate, display the antigen at lower frequency.

About RAV12

RAV12 is a novel, chimeric monoclonal antibody that is directed against a primate-specific glycotope (sugar structure) that is widely displayed on the surfaces of tumor cells, particularly those of gastrointestinal origin (gastroesophageal, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers). Preclinical studies have demonstrated that RAV12 may kill tumor cells in a number of ways: first, the antibody is directly c
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