Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation of VALOR Data at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting
The details for the poster presentation are as follows:
Date & Time:
Poster Title: Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) in patients (pts) ≥60 years of age with first relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (R/R AML) after treatment with vosaroxin plus cytarabine (vos/cyt) vs placebo plus cytarabine (pla/cyt): results from VALOR
Abstract Number: 7055
Poster Board: #44
Session ID: Leukemia, Myelodysplasia, and Transplantation
Location: S Hall A
The full abstract can be viewed here.
About QINPREZO™ (vosaroxin)
QINPREZO™ (vosaroxin) is an anti-cancer quinolone derivative (AQD), a class of compounds that has not been used previously for the treatment of cancer. Preclinical data demonstrate that vosaroxin both intercalates DNA and inhibits topoisomerase II, resulting in replication-dependent, site-selective DNA damage, G2 arrest and apoptosis. Both the
The trademark name QINPREZO is conditionally accepted by the
AML is a rapidly progressing cancer of the blood characterized by the uncontrolled proliferation of immature blast cells in the bone marrow.
Sunesis is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new oncology therapeutics for the potential treatment of solid and hematologic cancers. Sunesis has built a highly experienced cancer drug development organization committed to advancing its lead product candidate, vosaroxin, in multiple indications to improve the lives of people with cancer.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements related to estimated new cases of AML, its prevalence across major global markets, prognosis for patients with AML, and the need for new treatment options. Sunesis' clinical development of vosaroxin, including the analysis of the results from VALOR clinical trial. Words such as "estimate," "potential," "will," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon Sunesis' current expectations. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Sunesis' actual results and the timing of events could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties, which include, without limitation, the risk that Sunesis' development activities for vosaroxin could be otherwise halted or significantly delayed for various reasons, the risk that Sunesis' clinical studies for vosaroxin may not demonstrate safety or efficacy or lead to regulatory approval, the risk that data to date and trends may not be predictive of future data or results, risks related to the conduct of Sunesis' clinical trials, the risk that Sunesis' clinical studies for vosaroxin may not lead to regulatory approval, risks related to Sunesis' need for substantial additional funding to complete the development and commercialization of vosaroxin, and risks related to Sunesis' ability to raise the capital that it believes to be accessible and is required to fully finance the development and commercialization of vosaroxin. These and other risk factors are discussed under "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in Sunesis' Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
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