Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and ArQule, Inc. Enroll First Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patient Into Global Phase 3 Trial for Tivantinib

Published: Jan 31, 2013

TOKYO & WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (TSE 4568) and ArQule, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARQL) today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the pivotal Phase 3 METIV-HCC (MET-high patients with tivantinib in HCC) trial of tivantinib (ARQ 197). Tivantinib, an investigational selective inhibitor of MET, a receptor tyrosine kinase, is being evaluated for the treatment of patients diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have received one or two prior systemic anti-cancer therapies.

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