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Immogen Halts Lung Cancer Drug Trial Following Patient Death

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Jarod Cassidy4 years ago

Immogen Inc. announced Wednesday that it is discontinuing a mid-stage clinical trial for its experimental drug IMGN901.

About the Halted Immogen Clinical Trials

According to Reuters, an independent monitoring panel recommended that treatment of patients with the experimental small-cell lung cancer drug be halted following data linking the drug to increased risk of infection and infection related death.

In the trial, IMGN901 was being tested in combination with two other chemotherapy drugs, carboplatin and etopeside.

Currently, one death has been reported among the 198 patients participating in the trial. Rates of infection have yet to be released.

Other IMGN901 Clinical Trials

Immogen’s IMGN901 has been tested as a treatment of various other cancers in three other trials according to ClinicalTrials.Gov:

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