Eisai to Present Abstracts on Oncology Products and Pipeline at 53rd ASCO Annual Meeting. Results of Study of Lenvima (Lenvatinib) in Hepatocellular Carcinoma to Be Presented in Oral Session
Detailed data regarding the results of a Phase III clinical trial (Study 304) of lenvatinib compared with sorafenib as a first-line treatment for patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma, which has already achieved its primary endpoint, will be presented orally at the ASCO Annual Meeting. This presentation is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 4, 8:12 AM local time, in Hall D2.
Major poster presentations will include a highlight of the results of a Phase Ib/II clinical trial (Study 111) of lenvatinib in combination with the anti-PD-1 antibody pembrolizumab for the treatment of patients with endometrial carcinoma, and the results of a Phase I clinical trial of H3B-8800 in patients with advanced myeloid malignancies.
Eisai positions oncology as a key therapeutic area, and is aiming to discover revolutionary new medicines with the potential to cure cancer. The company will continue to create innovation in the development of new drugs based on cutting-edge cancer research, as it seeks to contribute further to addressing the diverse needs of, and increasing the benefits provided to, patients with cancer, their families, and healthcare providers.
Eisai Co., Ltd. (TSE:4523; ADR:ESALY) is a research-based human health care (hhc) company that discovers, develops and markets products throughout the world. Eisai focuses its efforts in three therapeutic areas: integrative neuroscience, including neurology and psychiatric medicines; integrative oncology, which encompasses oncotherapy and supportive-care treatments; and vascular/immunological reaction. Through a global network of research facilities, manufacturing sites and marketing subsidiaries, Eisai actively participates in all aspects of the worldwide healthcare system. For more information about Eisai Co., Ltd., please visit www.eisai.com.
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