ImmunoGen stops Phase II study of lung-cancer treatment

|By:, SA News Editor

ImmunoGen (IMGN) has halted a Phase II trial of its IMGN901 drug in patients with small-cell lung cancer, due to too many infections and infection-related deaths.

The Data Monitoring Committee of the study concluded that the use of IMGN901 was unlikely to demonstrate a sufficient improvement in progression-free survival. (PR)

However, ImmunoGen has initiated Phase I testing of IMGN289, a potential treatment for lung, head and neck tumors. (PR)

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