November 09, 2015
Kite Pharma Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Study of KTE-C19 (ZUMA-2) in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Mantle Cell Lymphoma (r/r MCL) to Support Registration for a Second Indication
"This phase 2 study in r/r MCL will address an unmet need in patients who have failed prior therapies," said Arie Belldegrun, M.D., FACS, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "In addition to ZUMA-1 in refractory, aggressive
ZUMA-2 will proceed as a single arm, open-label, multi-center study, designed to determine the efficacy and safety of KTE-C19 in patients with MCL whose disease is refractory to or has relapsed following anthracycline- or bendamustine-containing chemotherapy and anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody therapy and ibrutinib. This study plans to enroll 70 subjects. Additional details about this study will soon be posted to ClinicalTrials.gov.
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