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|Kite Announces Presentations on Its Lead CAR-T Therapy Development Program at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting|
"The presentations at ASCO continue to enhance our growing knowledge on the potential for cell therapy," said
Clinical and biologic covariates of outcomes in ZUMA-1: a pivotal trial of axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel; KTE-C19) in patients with refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma (r-NHL)
Updated results from ZUMA-3, a phase 1/2 study of KTE-C19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, in adults with high-burden relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (R/R ALL)
Product characteristics associated with in vivo expansion of anti-CD19 CAR T cells in patients treated with axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel)
Characterization of anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell-mediated tumor microenvironment immune gene profile in a multicenter trial (ZUMA-1) with axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel, KTE-C19)
ZUMA-6: Phase 1-2 multicenter study evaluating safety and efficacy of axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel; KTE-C19) in combination with atezolizumab in patients with refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)
Total 1-year cost of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) beyond first-line (1L) therapy: A retrospective cohort analysis
About axicabtagene ciloleucel
Kite's lead product candidate, axicabtagene ciloleucel, previously known as KTE-C19, is an investigational therapy in which a patient's T cells are engineered to express a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) to target the antigen CD19, a protein expressed on the cell surface of B-cell lymphomas and leukemias, and redirect the T cells to kill cancer cells. Axicabtagene ciloleucel has been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation status for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), transformed follicular lymphoma (TFL), and primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma (PMBCL) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Priority Medicines (PRIME) regulatory support for DLBCL in the EU.
Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit www.kitepharma.com. Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kitepharma.
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