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Abbott to Collaborate With GSK on Molecular Diagnostic Test to Select Candidate Patients for Future Skin Cancer Immunotherapy
Date:3/3/2010

tients who may benefit from a skin cancer treatment in development by GSK.

GSK's MAGE-A3 ASCI (Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic) candidate is currently being evaluated as an adjuvant treatment in melanoma biopsy specimens in the Phase III clinical study DERMA.  To be eligible to receive GSK's MAGE-A3 ASCI, patients must have MAGE-A3 expressing melanoma tumors.  

Under terms of the agreement, Abbott, in conjunction with GSK, will develop and commercialize a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test for use on the Abbott m2000™ automated molecular instrument system.  The test will be designed to detect MAGE-A3, a tumor-specific antigen that is expressed in skin cancer and a wide variety of other cancers, but not in normal cells.  In July 2009, both companies announced a similar collaboration and Phase III investigation for the MAGE-A3 marker in non-small-cell lung cancer.

Currently, there are no nucleic acid-based tests approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in identifying patients who may derive treatment benefits from targeted skin cancer therapies.  Abbott, in collaboration with GSK, will seek regulatory approval for the test in several markets, including the United States and Europe. '/>"/>

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