Y-mAbs Announces Data to be Presented at the 55th Congress of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Y-mAbs Therapeutics Inc.  (the "Company" or "Y-mAbs") (Nasdaq: YMAB), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, antibody-based therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer, today announced the acceptance of four abstracts at the 55th Congress of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology ("SIOP") to be held October 11-14, 2023 in Ottawa, Canada.

The abstracts include the following poster presentations of DANYELZA® (naxitamab-gqgk), the Company's approved therapy for the treatment of pediatric patients with relapsed or refractory high-risk neuroblastoma, which is currently also being evaluated for the treatment of osteosarcoma and other GD2-positive tumors:

  • "Efficacy of Naxitamab in Refractory High-risk Neuroblastoma" (P148 / #1060)
  • "Naxitamab Efficacy and Safety in Patients Treated With and Without Steroid Premedication" (P149 / #1609)
  • "Efficacy and Safety of Naxitamab in Patient Subgroups with High-Risk Neuroblastoma" (P150 / #1641)

The poster presentations will be available for viewing on October 11, 2023 between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. ET. The full abstracts are available on the SIOP website here, https://siop-congress.org.

In addition, the Company's abstract titled, "Characterization of Onset and Resolution of Adverse Events in Patients Treated with Naxitamab in Trial 201," has been accepted for online publication.

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) developed DANYELZA® (naxitamab-gqgk), which is exclusively licensed by MSK to Y-mAbs. MSK has institutional financial interests in the compound and Y-mAbs.

About DANYELZA® (naxitamab-gqgk)
DANYELZA® (naxitamab-gqgk) is indicated, in combination with granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor ("GM-CSF"), for the treatment of pediatric patients 1 year of age and older and adult patients with relapsed or refractory high-risk neuroblastoma in the bone or bone marrow who have demonstrated a partial response, minor response, or stable disease to prior therapy. This indication was approved under accelerated approval based on overall response rate and duration of response. Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification and description of clinical benefits in a confirmatory trial. DANYELZA® includes a Boxed Warning for serious infusion-related reactions, such as cardiac arrest and anaphylaxis, and neurotoxicity, such as severe neuropathic pain and transverse myelitis. See full Prescribing Information for complete Boxed Warning and other important safety information.

About Y-mAbs
Y-mAbs is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, antibody-based therapeutic cancer products. In addition to conventional antibodies, the Company's technologies include bispecific antibodies generated using the Y-BiClone platform and the SADA platform. The Company's broad and advanced product pipeline includes one FDA-approved product, DANYELZA® (naxitamab-gqgk), which targets tumors that express GD2, and one product candidate, OMBLASTYS® (omburtamab), which targets tumors that express B7-H3.

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DANYELZA®, OMBLASTYS® and Y-mAbs® are registered trademarks of Y-mAbs Therapeutics, Inc.

Investor Contact:

Courtney Dugan
VP, Head of Investor Relations
cdu@ymabs.com


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