OSLO, Norway, 28 April, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Nanovector ASA (OSE: NANO) announces that an abstract reporting updated results from the ongoing LYMRIT 37-01 Phase 1/2 clinical study of Betalutin® (177Lu-satetraxetan-lilotomab) in patients with relapsed/refractory non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) has been accepted for presentation at the International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma (14-ICML, June 14-17, Lugano, Switzerland). The poster will be presented by Dr. Arne Kolstad, Senior Consultant in Medical Oncology and Radiation Therapy at the Oslo University Hospital, Norwegian Radium Hospital, and the study's Principal Investigator.
The abstract, "LYMRIT 37-01: Updated results of a phase I/II study of 177Lu-lilotomab satetraxetan, a novel CD37-targeted antibody- radionuclide-conjugate in relapsed NHL patients" reports clinical results available up until at the time of abstract submission (13 February 2017); updated results will be presented at the ICML meeting.
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Luigi Costa, Chief Executive Officer
Tone Kvåle, Chief Financial Officer
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About Nordic Nanovector:
Nordic Nanovector is committed to develop and deliver innovative therapies to patients to address major unmet medical needs and advance cancer care. The company aspires to become a leader in the development of targeted therapies for haematological cancers.
Nordic Nanovector's lead clinical-stage candidate is Betalutin®, a novel CD37-targeting Antibody-Radionuclide-Conjugates (ARC) designed to advance the treatment of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL). NHL is an indication with substantial unmet medical need, representing a growing market forecast to be worth nearly USD 20 billion by 2024.
The Company aims to rapidly develop Betalutin®, alone and in combination with other therapies, for the treatment of major types of NHL, targeting first regulatory submission in relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma in 1H 2019. Nordic Nanovector intends to retain marketing rights and to actively participate in the commercialisation of Betalutin® in core markets.
The Company is also advancing a pipeline of ARCs and other immunotherapies for multiple cancer indications.
Further information about the Company can be found at www.nordicnanovector.com
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