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TG Therapeutics, Inc. (MHA) Initiates a Phase I/II Clinical Trial of Its Novel Third-Generation Anti-CD20 Monoclonal Antibody, Ublituximab, in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory B-cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma



9/5/2012 9:22:45 AM

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TG Therapeutics, Inc. (TGTX) today announced that it has initiated a Phase I/II trial to evaluate the safety, tolerability and efficacy of ublituximab, the company's novel third-generation anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody, for patients with relapsed or refractory B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) who were previously treated with rituximab (Rituxan®). This is the company's first clinical trial conducted in North America and the first trial of ublituximab in patients with NHL. Previously, at the 53rd Annual American Society of Hematology meeting in December 2011, Phase I data from a trial conducted in France of ublituximab administered as a single agent to patients with relapsed and refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) reported an objective response rate of 45%.

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