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HUTCHMED Reports the Initiation of Tazemetostat in Bridging Study for the Treatment of Follicular Lymphoma in China

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HUTCHMED Reports the Initiation of Tazemetostat in Bridging Study for the Treatment of Follicular Lymphoma in China

HUTCHMED Reports the Initiation of Tazemetostat in Bridging Study for the Treatment of Follicular Lymphoma in China

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  • The company has initiated a bridging study to evaluate tazemetostat in patients with r/r FL
  • The primary objective of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of tazemetostat for r/r FL who have mutations in EZH2 (cohort 1) while the secondary objectives are to evaluate the efficacy in patients who have EZH2 wild-type (cohort 2) and also assess the safety & PK
  • Tazemetostat is a methyltransferase inhibitor of EZH2 that was developed by Epizyme. The therapy has been approved in the US for advanced ES and r/r FL under the US FDA accelerated approval. In Aug 2021, HUTCHMED & Epizyme collaborated to research, develop, manufacture, and commercialize tazemetostat in China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan

Ref: GlobeNewswire | Image: Hutchmed

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