Ascelia Pharma Signs Clinical Collaboration
Agreement With Taiho Oncology, Inc. for the Development of Oncoral in Combination with LONSURF®
Ascelia Pharma AB (publ) (ticker: ACE) today announced that it has signed a clinical collaboration agreement with Taiho Oncology Inc., a subsidiary of Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. The collaboration concerns an upcoming global Phase 2 clinical study in gastric cancer. In this all-oral combination study, Ascelia Pharma’s irinotecan chemotherapy tablet Oncoral (ASC-201) will be evaluated in combination with Taiho Oncology’s LONSURF® (trifluridine and tipiracil) film-coated tablets for oral use. The combination of Oncoral and LONSURF is investigational at this time and not approved for use in gastric cancer or any other disease.
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