First Patient Treated in Clinical Trial of CX-2009 for Prostate, Other Solid Cancers

First Patient Treated in Clinical Trial of CX-2009 for Prostate, Other Solid Cancers
The first patient has been treated with CytomX Therapeutics‘ investigational Probody drug conjugate CX-2009 in a new phase 1/2 clinical trial. The drug candidate is designed to target a surface molecule found in a number of solid tumors, including castration-resistant prostate cancer. Developed by CytomX, Probody therapeutics are engineered to bind selectively to cancer cells and not

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2 comments

  1. Sharon Steiner says:

    My husband has prostate cancer that has metastasized to the bone following a botched biopsy. He is 70 years old. Side effects of his medications (Zytiga w/ Prednisone) have resulted in Type2 Diabetes. Is he a candidate for the NCTO3149549 CX-2009 drug trial? Thank you.

    • Alice Melão says:

      Dear Sharon, According with the information available on the website http://www.clinicatrials.gov I would say that your husband would not be eligible for the trial. They specify that participants can’t have: 1) Serious concurrent illness or 2) History of or current active autoimmune diseases. But I am not a doctor and so you can look for additional information directly with the trial contact: Lori Carman (650-515-3185) [email protected]

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