AbbVie - Genmab Present Epcoritamab Data From Lymphoma Trial

  • AbbVie Inc ABBV announced primary results from the large B-cell lymphoma (LBCL) expansion cohort in the EPCORE NHL-1 phase 2 trial of epcoritamab. 
  • Epcoritamab demonstrated efficacy with durable responses in patients who had previously received at least two prior lines of anti-lymphoma therapy. 
  • The study cohort, which included 157 relapsed/refractory LBCL patients, demonstrated an overall response rate (ORR) of 63% and a complete response (CR) rate of 39%. 
  • Related: AbbVie - Genmab Post Epcoritamab Data From Early-Stage Blood Cancer Study.
  • Patients in the study who were naïve to CAR T-cell therapy achieved a 69% ORR and a 42% CR, and patients who received prior CAR T-cell therapy achieved a 54% ORR and a 34% CR. 
  • After a median follow-up of 10.7 months, the median duration of response (mDOR) was estimated to be 12 months, while the mDOR among patients achieving a CR was not reached, with 89% still in CR at nine months. 
  • Epcoritamab is being co-developed by AbbVie and Genmab A/S GMAB as part of the companies' broad oncology collaboration.
  • Price Action: ABBV shares are down 1.42% at $141.11, and GMAB is down 3.18% at $27.97 during the market session on the last check Monday.
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