Oncothyreon enjoys Puma's success


Shares of Oncothyreon (ONTY +16.1%) jump on 7x surge in volume today. The cancer therapeutics firm also has a HER2 inhibitor (ONT-380) in development.

Investors are falling all over themselves to buy into Puma Biotechnology (PBYI +292.5%) after it announced positive results from a Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating its HER2 inhibitor PB272 (neratinib) as a treatment for breast cancer.

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  • Aiken
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    The profiles of ONT-380 is totally different from neratinib. ONT-380 is able to penetrate BBB so the developer of this drug focuses it on the brain metastatic breast cancer.
    1 Aug 2014, 05:52 AM Reply Like
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