Y-mAbs Announces Frontline Data for DANYELZA® (naxitamab-gqgk) in High-Risk Neuroblastoma
Patients received five cycles of DANYELZA and GM-CSF in a compassionate use setting for consolidation of HR-NB in first or subsequent complete remission (“CR”). DANYELZA was administered in an outpatient setting on days 1, 3 and 5 at 9.0 mg/kg/cycle in combination with GM-CSF, and treatment cycles were repeated every four weeks. From
“We are very pleased to report such encouraging three-year follow-up data in frontline high-risk neuroblastoma for DANYELZA in patients that are in full remission after the induction regiment,” stated
Researchers at MSK developed DANYELZA, which is exclusively licensed by MSK to Y-mAbs. As a result of this licensing arrangement, MSK has institutional financial interests in the product.
About DANYELZA® (naxitamab-gqgk)
DANYELZA® (naxitamab-gqgk) is indicated, in combination with granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (“GM-CSF”), for the treatment of pediatric patients 1 year of age and older and adult patients with relapsed or refractory high-risk neuroblastoma in the bone or bone marrow who have demonstrated a partial response, minor response, or stable disease to prior therapy. This indication was approved under accelerated approval based on overall response rate and duration of response. Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification and description of clinical benefits in a confirmatory trial. DANYELZA® includes a Boxed Warning for serious infusion-related reactions, such as cardiac arrest and anaphylaxis, and neurotoxicity, such as severe neuropathic pain and transverse myelitis. See full Prescribing Information for complete Boxed Warning and other important safety information.
Y-mAbs is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, antibody-based therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer. The Company has a broad and advanced product pipeline, including one FDA approved product, DANYELZA® (naxitamab-gqgk), which targets tumors that express GD2, and one pivotal-stage product candidate, omburtamab, which targets tumors that express B7-H3.
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