Phase I/II trial findings add to growing body of data on acalabrutinib clinical profile
CAMBRIDGE, England - Monday, December 5th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstraZeneca and its haematology Centre of Excellence, Acerta Pharma, today announced preliminary results from the Phase I/II ACE-CL-001 clinical trial of acalabrutinib in subsets of patients with two difficult-to-treat forms of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL), the most common type of leukaemia in adults.1 The trial includes data from individuals with intolerance to ibrutinib and those with Richter transformation, when CLL transforms into a more aggressive lymphoma.2 Findings were shared with the medical community during two oral presentations at the 58th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in San Diego, USA.
Acerta Pharma Chief Executive Officer, Flavia Borellini, PhD, said: “The data at ASH further validate previous clinical trial findings and continue to demonstrate t
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