“We set a high bar in our INLYTA trials to understand how it compares to another VEGF-targeted therapy,” said Dr. Rothenberg. “Since approval, INLYTA has established its utility in the second-line setting where it is an important treatment option for many patients with advanced kidney cancer.”Pfizer is also investigating axitinib in the AGILE 1046 study, a randomized Phase 2 clinical trial in treatment-naïve patients with advanced RCC. Blinded efficacy data from this ongoing study were presented at ASCO earlier this year. Axitinib is also being studied in a randomized Phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), which is currently closed to enrollment. Additionally, under a collaborative development agreement between Pfizer and SFJ Pharma Ltd. II, SFJ is conducting a Phase 3 clinical trial in Asia studying axitinib for adjuvant treatment of patients at high risk of recurrent RCC following nephrectomy (kidney removal).
Pfizer Announces Top-line Results From Phase 3 Trial Of INLYTA® (axitinib) In Treatment-Naïve Patients With Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma
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