Bayer to Present Data on Investigational Oncology Compounds at 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
WAYNE, N.J., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that data evaluating several of its investigational oncology compounds will be presented in a scientific forum at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), June 3-7, in Chicago, IL.
"Bayer has built a pipeline of oncology compounds, including several in late-stage development, and our researchers are working tirelessly to advance their development," said Kemal Malik, MD, Head of Global Development and member of the Bayer HealthCare Executive Committee. "At ASCO, we are presenting data from studies evaluating these compounds."
Bayer-sponsored Phase II and III studies evaluating the investigational compounds in Bayer's pipeline being presented at ASCO include:
- Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) Normalization and Overall Survival in Patients With Bone Metastases From Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) Treated with Radium-223
- Abstract #4620, Genitourinary Cancer Poster Session
- Sunday, June 5, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, Hall A, Poster Board 7D
Radium-223 chloride is an investigational agent and is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the European Medicines Agency (EMA) or other Health Authorities.
About Oncology at Bayer
Bayer is committed to advancing the science of cancer, and translating this science into therapies that can help people with cancer live longer. With several compounds in clinical development, Bayer's oncology portfolio demonstrates the Company's commitment to developing innovative cancer therapies.
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