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Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO-GI): Phase III Data on Bayer's Investigational Compound Regorafenib (BAY 73-4506) in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer to be Presented as Late Breaking Or
Date:1/10/2012

WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare today announced that results from the Phase III CORRECT study will be presented as a late breaking abstract in an oral abstract session on January 21 (2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PT, Level 3 Ballroom, Moscone Center West) at the 2012 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO-GI), in San Francisco, CA. The abstract, titled "Results of a Phase 3 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial (CORRECT) of regorafenib plus best supportive care (BSC) versus placebo plus BSC in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) who have progressed after standard therapies," will be presented by Axel Grothey, MD, Professor of Oncology, Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN), co-principal investigator of the study.(1)

The full congress program can be found under: http://www.gicasymposium.org/MeetingProgram.aspx

About Regorafenib

Regorafenib is an investigational oral multi-kinase inhibitor and is currently being investigated in clinical trials for its potential to treat patients with various tumor types.

Regorafenib is an investigational agent and is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the European Medicines Agency (EMA) or other health authorities. 

Regorafenib is a Bayer compound developed solely by Bayer. In 2011, Bayer entered into an agreement with Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. under which Onyx will receive a royalty on any future global net sales of regorafenib in oncology.

About Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. is the U.S.-based pharmaceuticals business of Bayer HealthCare LLC, a subsidiary of Bayer AG. Bayer HealthCare is one of the world's leading, innovative companies in the healthcare and medical products industry, and combines the activities of the Animal Health, Consumer Care, Diabetes Care, and Pharmaceuticals divisions. As a specialty pharmaceutical company, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals provides products for Diagnostic Imaging, General Medicine, Hematology, Neurology, Oncology and Women's Healthcare. The company's aim is to discover and manufacture products that will improve human health worldwide by diagnosing, preventing and treating diseases. 

BAYER (reg'd) and the Bayer Cross (reg'd) are trademarks of Bayer.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by Bayer Group or subgroup management. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. These factors include those discussed in Bayer's public reports which are available on the Bayer website at www.bayer.com. The company assumes no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.

References: 

(1).   A. Grothey, et al. Results of a phase III randomized, double-blind, multicenter trial (CORRECT) of regorafenib plus best supportive care (BSC) versus placebo plus BSC in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) who have progressed after standard therapies [Abstract]. 2012 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium; January 19-21, 2012. San Francisco, CA.


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