MALVERN, PA — Galera Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing a pipeline of novel, proprietary therapeutics that have the potential to transform radiotherapy in cancer, announced a late-breaker presentation at the 2020 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium, which is taking place February 27-29, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The presentation includes final data from the two-year tumor outcomes follow up of patients with head and neck cancer treated with Galera’s lead product candidate, avasopasem manganese (GC4419), for severe oral mucositis (SOM) in a Phase 2b clinical trial.
Details of the presentation are as follows:
Presentation Number: LBA 2
Title: Tumor Outcomes of Phase IIb, Randomized, Double-Blind Trial of GC4419 Versus Placebo to Reduce Severe Oral Mucositis Due to Concurrent Radiotherapy and Cisplatin For Head and Neck Cancer
Session: Oral Abstract Session
Date/Time: Friday, February 28, 2020, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. MST
Presenter: Carryn Anderson, M.D., Radiation Oncologist, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
The 2020 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium brings the head and neck cancer community together to provide the most up-to-date information on multidisciplinary therapies, clinical research, treatment strategies, supportive care, scientific breakthroughs and toxicity mitigation.
The meeting is cosponsored by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).
For more information, visit https://www.headandnecksymposium.org/.
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