NEWTOWN, Pa., Dec. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ONTX) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel products to treat cancer, today announced the discontinuation of the Phase 3 ONTRAC study of intravenous (IV) rigosertib plus gemcitabine in front-line metastatic pancreatic cancer. Upon completion of a planned interim analysis, the Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) determined that the combination of rigosertib and gemcitabine is unlikely to demonstrate a statistically significant improvement in overall survival compared to gemcitabine alone. There were no safety concerns raised in the DSMB review of the study.
Onconova Announces Results Of Interim Analysis Of Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Study
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