Time To Call It Quits: Genasense Failure Marks Its End And Leaves Genta On The Ropes Again
Genta ended a decade-long effort to validate the effectiveness of Genasense (oblimersen) with the May 23 announcement that the troubled antisense asset performed little better than chemotherapy alone in a targeted subset of patients with advanced melanoma.
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