WCLC: AstraZeneca builds case for growing ADC pipeline with double wins in advanced lung cancer
As part of its hard pivot to oncology in recent years, AstraZeneca made a big bet on next-gen cancer fighters with a multibillion-dollar deal in early 2019 with Daiichi Sankyo for its antibody-drug conjugates. The originally targeted therapy has already made good on its market promise, and now AstraZeneca has high hopes for another.
AstraZeneca’s TROP2 targeting datopotamab deruxtecan posted 32 complete or partial responses in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer and an additional five that were still too early to confirm, according to data from the Phase I TROPION-PanTumor01 trial presented Friday at the virtual World Congress on Lung Cancer.
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