Genmab initiates phase III trial with drug against cervical cancer

Positive phase II results prompt Genmab and its collaborative partner Seattle Genetics to submit a US registration application for accelerated approval, which is given to drugs that accommodate an unmet need for the treatment of serious illnesses.

Photo: Joost Melis / Genmab / PR

The biotech firm Genmab will be initiating a phase III trial program with Tisotumab Vedotin for the treatment of cervical cancer with the aim of assessing its efficiency compared with chemotherapy for patients with recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer, according to a Genmab statement on Monday evening.

The InnovaTV 301 trial program is a global randomized phase III study where Tisotumab Vedotin will be compared with the physician's choice of a single-agent chemotherapy.

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