Merck Reports P-III Trial (LITESPARK-005) Results of Welireg (belzutifan) for Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma
- The P-III trial evaluating Welireg vs everolimus in 736 patients with advanced RCC that have progressed after prior treatment with PD-1/L1 and VEGF-TKI therapies
- The trial met 1EPs i.e., clinical improvement in PFS based on a pre-specified interim analysis conducted by IDMC, improvement in 2EPs of ORR was also observed. Additionally, trends toward improvement in OS did not reach statistical significance
- The safety profile was consistent with prior reported studies & the results will be presented at an upcoming medical meeting and shared with regulatory authorities. Welireg was approved in the US, Great Britain, Canada & multiple other countries for adult patients with von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease
Ref: Businesswire | Image: Merck
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