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Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Announces Interim Phase 2 Results For GS-9973 In Previously Treated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia



12/9/2013 9:56:07 AM

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NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced interim results from a single-arm, open-label Phase 2 study evaluating GS-9973, an investigational oral inhibitor of spleen tyrosine kinase (Syk), for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory hematologic malignancies. The data show that among patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who received at least eight weeks of GS-9973 monotherapy, 97 percent (n=28/29) experienced a reduction in lymph node size. Detailed results will be presented today during a poster session at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in New Orleans (Abstract #1634).

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