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Lung cancer blog: Antisoma presented Phase 2 Data for AS1404 in Lung Cancer

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Oct 22, 2005

Antisoma presented Phase 2 Data for AS1404 in Lung Cancer

Antisoma presented Phase 2 Data for AS1404 in Lung Cancer
Antisoma is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of products for the treatment of cancer. Its core activity is the pre-clinical and clinical development of these drug candidates.

Antisoma has recently announced its preliminary findings from an ongoing phase II trial of AS1404 in lung cancer. AS1404 belongs to a class of drugs called vascular disrupting agents. These drugs selectively attack tumor blood vessels, giving them broad potential against solid cancers, which depend on their blood supply to survive and grow.

Dr Mark McKeage of the University of Auckland, New Zealand, one of the Principal Investigators in the study, said: "These early data are fascinating and very encouraging." Robin Breckenridge, Global Head, Pharma Partnering Operations at Roche said: "Vascular disrupting agents represent an interesting novel approach to cancer treatment."

Antisoma's CEO Glyn Edwards said: "Lung cancer is a terrible disease that affects a huge number of patients worldwide and there is a desperate need to improve on currently available therapies.

In addition to the lung cancer study, Antisoma is conducting two other phase II studies of AS1404, in prostate and ovarian cancers.

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