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Seattle Genetics, Inc. (SGEN) Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Trial of ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) in Combination With Current Standard of Care for Frontline Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)


8/15/2013 10:41:30 AM

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BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) today announced the initiation of a phase 2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) in combination with RCHOP (A+RCHOP), the current standard frontline therapy, for newly diagnosed patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The study is intended to evaluate the complete remission rate and safety of the A+RCHOP regimen. ADCETRIS is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) directed to CD30. ADCETRIS is currently not approved for the treatment of DLBCL.

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