Navidea Biopharmaceuticals (NAVB) Release: Results of Lymphoseek® Phase 3 Clinical Trials in Breast Cancer Published in Annals of Surgical Oncology
3/21/2013 10:29:13 AM
DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of precision diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals, today announced the peer-reviewed publication of results from two Phase 3 clinical trials of Lymphoseek® (technetium 99m tilmanocept) Injection in patients with breast cancer. The trials assessed the performance of Lymphoseek against the standard of care, vital blue dye (VBD), in lymphatic mapping. Results demonstrated that Lymphoseek met its primary efficacy endpoint of rate of agreement, or concordance, with VBD. The study, “Comparative Evaluation of [99mTc]Tilmanocept for Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping in Breast Cancer Patients: Results of Two Phase 3 Trials,” was published in the current online edition of the journal Annals of Surgical Oncology [DOI 10.1245/s10434-013-2887-8].