Indoximod and Provenge Combo Lengthens Time for Prostate Cancer to Progress, Trial Shows

Indoximod and Provenge Combo Lengthens Time for Prostate Cancer to Progress, Trial Shows
A combination of NewLink Genetics' immunotherapy indoximod and the cancer vaccine Provenge more than doubled the time it took for an advanced cancer patient's disease to progress, compared with Provenge alone, according to a Phase 2 clinical trial. The study applied to metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer, or mCRPC. The disease-progression yardstick researchers used was the time it took patients to have their cancer progress. Dr. Gautam G. Jha, an adjunct cancer professor at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, presented the findings at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago, June 2-6. The poster session was titled “
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