Pfizer, Merck KGaA throw in the towel on another Bavencio PhIII as once bright hopes shrivel fast
Pfizer and Merck KGaA have hit the trifecta for PD-L1 failure in ovarian cancer.
The two partners said late today that they are shuttering the Phase III JAVELIN Ovarian PARP 100 study, their third straight fail in the ovarian cancer sector in recent months. The decision to close the trial, they added, was due to its earlier setbacks as well as the approval of AstraZeneca’s dominant PARP Lynparza in frontline cases.
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