Taxoprexin Pivotal Studies Begin in Melanoma and Pancreatic Cancer

November 1, 2002
Oncology NEWS International, Oncology NEWS International Vol 11 No 11, Volume 11, Issue 11

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pennsylvania-Protarga, Inc. has received comments from the FDA that allow it to proceed with two separate phase III clinical studies of its new cancer drug Taxoprexin Injection (DHA-pacli-taxel) for the treatment of metastatic melanoma and pancreatic cancer. Taxoprexin is made by linking the fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) to paclitaxel, the company said in a news release.

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pennsylvania—Protarga, Inc. has received comments from the FDA that allow it to proceed with two separate phase III clinical studies of its new cancer drug Taxoprexin Injection (DHA-pacli-taxel) for the treatment of metastatic melanoma and pancreatic cancer. Taxoprexin is made by linking the fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) to paclitaxel, the company said in a news release.