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Astellas and Seattle Genetics' PADCEV (enfortumab vedotin-ejfv) Receives the US FDA's Approval for Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Cancer in Adults

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Astellas and Seattle Genetics' PADCEV (enfortumab vedotin-ejfv) Receives the US FDA's Approval for Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Cancer in Adults

Astellas and Seattle Genetics' PADCEV (enfortumab vedotin-ejfv) Receives the US FDA's Approval for Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Cancer in Adults

  • The PADCEV was evaluated in P-II EV-201 Trial to evaluate 125 patients locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer who received who received prior treatment with a PD-1 or PD-L1 inhibitor and a Pt-based CT
  • The study resulted in ORR 44%- CR 12% leading no cancer detection at time of assessment- PR 32% meaning a decrease in tumor size or extent of cancer in the body- DoR 7.6 mos.
  • PADCEV is a novel ADC directed against Nectin-4 a protein located on the surface of cells and highly expressed in bladder cancer and is currently evaluated in P-III EV-301Trial

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