BOULDER, Colo., May 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Array BioPharma Inc. today announced oral presentations on its two MEK inhibitors, selumetinib (AZD6244) and MEK162 at the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, which will held June 1-5, 2012 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Array invented selumetinib and MEK162 and subsequently licensed them to AstraZeneca and Novartis, respectively.
Three oral presentations at ASCO: Selumetinib
Title: Phase II double-blind, randomized study of selumetinib (SEL) plus
docetaxel (DOC) versus DOC plus placebo as second-line treatment
for advanced KRAS mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) (Abstract
Presenter: Pasi A. Janne, MD, PhD
Date: Monday, June 4, 2012, 5:00 - 5:15 p.m. EDT
Title: Reacquisition of RAI uptake in RAI-refractory metastatic thyroid
cancers by pretreatment with the MEK inhibitor selumetinib (Abstract
Presenter: Alan L. Ho, MD, PhD
Date: Monday, June 4, 2012, 1:00 - 1:15 p.m. EDT
Title: Efficacy and safety of oral MEK162 in patients with locally
advanced and unresectable or metastatic cutaneous melanoma
harboring BRAFV600 or NRAS mutations* (Abstract #8511)
Presenter: Paolo A. Ascierto, MD
Date: Monday, June 4, 2012, 4:45 - 5:00 p.m. EDT
The abstracts can be accessed through the ASCO website, http://abstract.asco.org/ . After June 4, 2012, the oral presentation slides will be available as PDFs on Array's website at www.arraybiopharma.com .
*The abstract submitted for MEK162 does not incorporate data and new findings generated since the time of submission in early 2012. The latest and most up-to-date clinical data will be delivered during the investigator's presentation at the Annual Meeting itself, at the date and time listed above.
In addition, the following scientific posters on selumetinib and GDC-0068, an Akt inhibitor partnered with Genentech, will be presented at the conference.
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