Progenics Pharmaceuticals' Presents Data from Phase 1 Study of PSMA ADC
Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PGNX) today reported findings from the phase 1 clinical trial in prostate cancer patients of its PSMA ADC compound at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago. Two additional abstracts related to PSMA ADC also were selected for publication in the ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings.
Daniel Petrylak, M.D., Director of the Prostate Cancer Program/Genitourinary Cancer Program and Co-Director of the Signal Transduction Program at Yale University Medical Center, and an investigator in clinical trials of PSMA ADC, presented "Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen Antibody Drug Conjugate (PSMA ADC): A Phase I Trial in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Previously Treated with a Taxane" in the Genitourinary Cancer Poster Discussion Session.
"Phase 1 results for PSMA ADC, together with the additional data published in the Proceedings by my colleagues, reinforce our ongoing interest in PSMA as a compelling target in treating prostate cancer," said Robert J. Israel, M.D., Progenics' senior vice president of medical affairs and clinical research. "The phase 2 trial of PSMA ADC is on track to meet our goal of completing enrollment by the end of this year, with more than half the