Data Safety and Monitoring Board Recommends Celldex's Phase 3 Study of RINTEGA® (rindopepimut) in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma be Discontinued as it is Unlikely to Meet Primary Overall Survival Endpoint in Patients with Minimal Residual Disease
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"We are extremely disappointed for patients that the ACT IV study was not successful," said
Celldex currently has seven company-led clinical trials across five product candidates ongoing. The Company expects to report data from a number of these studies over the next three to 18 months, including a registration study in triple negative breast cancer and a number of Phase 1 and 2 cancer immunotherapy combination trials.
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Forward Looking Statement
This release contains "forward-looking statements" made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including those related to the Company's discontinuation of the ACT IV study of RINTEGA® (rindopepimut), future costs associated with RINTEGA, the Company's ability to offer RINTEGA on a compassionate use basis; and research and development related to the Company's other product candidates, and our expectations that data will be reported over the next 18 months with respect to other product candidates. Forward-looking statements reflect management's current knowledge, assumptions, judgment and expectations regarding future performance or events. Although management believes that the expectations reflected in such statements are reasonable, they give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct and you should be aware that actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, our ability to successfully continue or complete research and further development of product candidates; our ability to obtain additional capital to meet our long-term liquidity needs on acceptable terms, or at all, including the additional capital which will be necessary to complete the clinical trials that we have initiated or plan to initiate; the uncertainties inherent in clinical testing and accruing patients for clinical trials; our ability to manage and successfully complete multiple clinical trials and the research and development efforts for our multiple products at varying stages of development; the availability, cost, delivery and quality of clinical and commercial grade materials produced by our own manufacturing facility or supplied by contract manufacturers, who may be our sole source of supply; the timing, cost and uncertainty of obtaining regulatory approvals; the failure of the market for the Company's programs to continue to develop; our ability to terminate, reduce or cancel any contractual agreement or arrangement relating to RINTEGA; our ability to protect the Company's intellectual property; the loss of any executive officers or key personnel or consultants; competition; changes in the regulatory landscape or the imposition of regulations that affect the Company's products; and other factors listed under "Risk Factors" in our annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.
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