Oncothyreon lung cancer drug fails in late-stage trial

Wed Dec 19, 2012 7:09am EST

(Reuters) – Biopharmaceutical association Oncothyreon Inc pronounced a late-stage hearing of a initial lung cancer drug did not accommodate a categorical investigate idea of improving altogether survival.

The drug, codenamed L-BLP25, is being tested in patients with unresectable, locally modernized theatre IIIA or theatre IIIB, non-small dungeon lung cancer (NSCLC).

The hearing was conducted by Merck Serono, a multiplication of Germany’s Merck KGaA, underneath a permit agreement with Oncothyreon.

(Reporting by Esha Dey in Bangalore; Editing by Roshni Menon)

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