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- n. A particular chelator, 1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane-1,4,7,10-tetraacetic acid.
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"We are pleased that clivatuzumab tetraxetan continues to produce encouraging results in this difficult-to-treat disease, and we look forward to evaluating this compound in randomized clinical trials," remarked Cynthia L. Sullivan, president and CEO of Immunomedics.
The company put out a press release this morning that said repeated cycles of its proprietary antibody, clivatuzumab tetraxetan, extended median overall survival to 11.8 months, which is more than double the 5.4 months patients lives were extended when treated with a single cycle.
Immunomedics, which develops antibody-based products for treatment of cancer, autoimmune and other diseases, said the patient was inadvertently given a higher dose of the drug, clivatuzumab tetraxetan.
Clivatuzumab tetraxetan shows promising results in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer
Results from the ongoing Phase I/II study of fractionated yttrium-90-labeled clivatuzumab tetraxetan in combination with gemcitabine for patients with inoperable, advanced pancreatic cancer were presented at the 2010 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.