CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MACK) announced today that the British Journal of Cancer has published the paper "A Multinational Phase 2 Study of Nanoliposomal Irinotecan Sucrosofate (PEP02, MM-398) for Patients with Gemcitabine-Refractory Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer" in its latest issue (Volume 109, Issue 4). The Phase 2 study evaluated MM-398 (liposomal irinotecan sucrosulfate) monotherapy in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer previously treated with gemcitabine-based therapy. A large, controlled Phase 3 study, NAPOLI-1 (NAnoliPOsomaL Irinotecan), evaluating this agent alone and in combination is underway in this patient population, and is expected to complete enrollment in the third quarter of 2013.
Study Of Novel Nanoliposomal Irinotecan (MM-398) In Late Stage Pancreatic Cancer Published In British Journal Of Cancer
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