Incyte Announces Data for Pemigatinib, its Selective FGFR Inhibitor, to be Featured at the ESMO 2018 Congress
Interim Phase 2 results highlight the potential of pemigatinib (INCB54828) in cholangiocarcinoma and urothelial carcinoma
“We are pleased that data on pemigatinib – part of our targeted therapy
portfolio – have been selected for presentation at this year’s
Abstracts were made available today on the
Interim Results of FIGHT-202, a Phase 2, Open-Label, Multicenter Study of INCB054828 in Patients (pts) with Previously Treated Advanced/Metastatic or Surgically Unresectable Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) with/without Fibroblast Growth Factor (FGF)/FGF Receptor (FGFR) Genetic Alterations (Abstract #756P, poster display session)
21 October 2018from 12:45 p.m. CEST to 1:45 p.m. CEST( 6:45 a.m. ET to 7:45 a.m. ET) in Hall A3 – Poster Area Networking Hub
Interim Results of FIGHT-201, a Phase 2, Open-Label, Multicenter Study of INCB054828 in Patients (pts) with Metastatic or Surgically Unresectable Urothelial Carcinoma (UC) Harboring Fibroblast Growth Factor (FGF)/FGF receptor (FGFR) Genetic Alterations (GA) (Abstract #900P, poster display session)
22 October 2018from 12:45 p.m. CEST to 1:45 p.m. CEST( 6:45 a.m. ET to 7:45 a.m. ET) in Hall A3 – Poster Area Networking Hub
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About FGFR and Pemigatinib (INCB54828)
Fibroblast growth factor receptors (FGFRs) play an important role in tumor cell proliferation and survival, migration and angiogenesis (the formation of new blood vessels). Activating mutations, translocations and gene amplifications in FGFRs are closely correlated with the development of various cancers.
Pemigatinib is a potent, selective, oral inhibitor of FGFR isoforms 1, 2 and 3 which, in preclinical studies, has demonstrated selective pharmacologic activity against cancer cells with FGFR alterations. Phase 2 studies investigating the safety and efficacy of pemigatinib monotherapy across several FGFR-driven malignancies are ongoing—the FIGHT (FIbroblast Growth factor receptor in oncology and Hematology Trials) clinical trial program currently comprises FIGHT-201 in patients with metastatic or surgically unresectable bladder cancer, including with activating FGFR3 alterations; FIGHT-202 in patients with metastatic or surgically unresectable cholangiocarcinoma who have failed previous therapy, including with activating FGFR2 translocations; and FIGHT-203 in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms with activating FGFR1 translocations.
Except for the historical information set forth herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including statements regarding the presentation of data from the Company’s ongoing clinical development program for pemigatinib and its potential in treating cholangiocarcinoma and urothelial carcinoma and the Company’s plans to file an NDA for pemigatinib and the expected timing of such filing, contain predictions, estimates and other forward-looking statements.
These forward-looking statements are based on the Company’s current
expectations and subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause
actual results to differ materially, including unanticipated
developments in and risks related to: unanticipated delays; further
research and development and the results of clinical trials possibly
being unsuccessful or insufficient to meet applicable regulatory
standards or warrant continued development; the ability to enroll
sufficient numbers of subjects in clinical trials; determinations made