SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OXiGENE, Inc. (Nasdaq:OXGN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics to treat cancer, announced that enrollment has been completed in a randomized Phase 2 clinical trial testing the combination of ZYBRESTAT® (fosbretabulin; CA-4P) plus bevacizumab to treat patients with advanced ovarian cancer. This trial, GOG-0186I, is being conducted by the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) under the sponsorship of Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This is the first and currently the only randomized trial to test an antiangiogenic therapeutic agent combined with a vascular disrupting agent in ovarian cancer, without including any cytotoxic chemotherapy. The fosbretabulin tromethamine is being provided to CTEP under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with OXiGENE and the bevacizumab is being provided under a CRADA with Genentech, Inc.
OXiGENE Announces Completion Of Enrollment Of ZYBRESTAT(R) Phase 2 Ovarian Cancer Trial
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