Press Release

Incyte Highlights Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2018-- Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq:INCY) announces that multiple abstracts from its research and development portfolio will be presented at the upcoming 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois from June 1-5, 2018.

Data at ASCO 2018 include oral presentations from a Phase 1 study of ruxolitinib (Jakafi®), lenalidomide and methylprednisolone in patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma, the DeCidE1 trial assessing the combination of DPX-Survivac, cyclophosphamide and epacadostat in patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer, and the Phase 3 ECHO-301/KEYNOTE-252 study evaluating the safety and efficacy of epacadostat in combination with pembrolizumab in patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma.

“Data featured in the abstracts presented at ASCO will contribute to the broader scientific understanding of our targeted and immuno-oncology therapies and their potential role in the treatment of cancer,” said Steven Stein, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Incyte. “We look forward to sharing data from our portfolio at the 2018 ASCO annual meeting as we continue to work toward our goal of improving the lives of patients with cancer and other serious diseases.”

Select key abstracts and presentations include:

Targeted therapy abstracts

A Phase 1 Trial of Ruxolitinib, Lenalidomide, and Methylprednisolone for Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma Patients. (Abstract #8005, oral abstract session)

Friday, June 1, 2018, 2:45 – 5:45 p.m. CT, E450

Immuno-oncology abstracts

Clinical Data from the DeCidE1 trial: Assessing the First Combination of DPX-Survivac, Low Dose Cyclophosphamide (CPA), and Epacadostat (INCB024360) in Subjects with Stage IIc-IV Recurrent Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. (Abstract #5510, clinical science symposium)

Sunday, June 3, 2018, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m. CT, S406

Epacadostat (E) Plus Pembrolizumab (P) Versus Pembrolizumab Alone in Patients (pts) with Unresectable or Metastatic Melanoma: Results of the Phase 3 ECHO-301/KEYNOTE-252 Study. (Abstract #108, clinical science symposium)

Sunday, June 3, 2018, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m. CT, Hall D1

Pilot Trial of an Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase-1 (IDO1) Inhibitor Plus a Multipeptide Melanoma Vaccine in Patients with Advanced Melanoma. (Abstract #3033, poster session)

Monday, June 4, 2018, 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. CT, Hall A, Poster Board #247

Epacadostat Plus Nivolumab for Advanced Melanoma: Updated Phase 2 Results of the ECHO-204 Study. (Abstract #9511, poster discussion session)

Monday, June 4, 2018, 1:15 – 4:45 p.m. CT, Hall A, Poster Board #338; Discussion at 4:45 – 6:00 p.m. CT, E451

Full session details and data presentations at the ASCO 2018 annual meeting can be found here.

About Incyte

Incyte Corporation is a Wilmington, Delaware-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics. For additional information on Incyte, please visit the Company’s website at

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