Lilly’s Ramucirumab Fails In Breast Cancer Trial, Clears Second Gastric Cancer Study
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Lilly’s VEGF2-inhibitor failed to meet its primary endpoint of progression-free survival in a Phase III breast cancer study but met the primary endpoint of improved overall survival in an advanced gastric cancer trial.
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