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Abbvie withdraws from cancer candidate collaboration with Genmab

The US-based biotech company will no longer help partner Genmab develop a specific cancer candidate, leaving the Danish firm with sole responsibility and low single-digit royalties due to Abbvie.

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Genmab, a Danish biotech firm, has several ongoing oncology collaboration projects with US-based biotech firm Abbvie.

The partnership’s headline candidate is the substance epcoritamab, a potential treatment of relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma (LBCL), a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which Genmab is planning to submit for market authorization in the US within the next few months.

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