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Y-mabs enters clinic with new cancer candidate

In a first for the firm, Y-mabs has leveraged its new SADA platform to develop a drug heading into testing against multiple cancer targets.

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Danish-American biotech firm Y-mabs has gotten the nod from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a phase I trial with cancer candidate GD2-SADA, according to a company press release.

The new candidate, targeting the treatment of malignant melanoma, sarcoma and small cell lung cancer, is the first to be developed using Y-mab’s SADA technology, which the firm licensed from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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