Investors & News

Home  >  Investors & News  >  News Releases  >  Press Release Details

Press Release Details

View all news

Clovis Oncology Announces CO-1686 Clinical Data Accepted as Oral Presentation at 2014 European Lung Cancer Conference

December 23, 2013

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 23, 2013-- Clovis Oncology (NASDAQ:CLVS) announced today that an abstract discussing the findings of the ongoing Phase I portion of the Phase I/II clinical study of CO-1686 has been accepted for Proffered Paper (Oral) presentation during the 4thEuropean Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC). CO-1686 is the Company’s novel, oral, targeted covalent (irreversible) inhibitor of mutant forms of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in patients with initial activating EGFR mutations as well as the dominant resistance mutation T790M. The conference takes place March 26-29, 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland.

This oral presentation will be the next update of clinical data from the Phase I/II study of CO-1686. The Company intends to describe its clinical development plan for CO-1686 at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in mid-January and at the Clovis Oncology R&D Day for Investors and Analysts to be held on January 27.

The abstract accepted for Proffered Paper (Oral) presentation is titled “First-in-Human Evaluation of CO-1686, an Irreversible, Highly Selective Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor of Mutations of EGFR (Activating and T790M).” Data contained in the ELCC abstract, which will be published in mid-March, was current as of the submission deadline of December 9, 2013. Data to be presented in the oral session will include more current data from the trial.

About Clovis Oncology

Clovis Oncology, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing innovative anti-cancer agents in the U.S., Europe and additional international markets. Clovis Oncology targets development programs at specific subsets of cancer populations, and simultaneously develops diagnostic tools that direct a compound in development to the population that is most likely to benefit from its use. Clovis Oncology is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

To the extent that statements contained in this press release are not descriptions of historical facts regarding Clovis Oncology, they are forward-looking statements reflecting the current beliefs and expectations of management made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve substantial risks and uncertainties that could cause our clinical development programs, future results, performance or achievements to differ significantly from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, the uncertainties inherent in the initiation of future clinical trials, availability of data from ongoing clinical trials, expectations for regulatory approvals, and other matters that could affect the availability or commercial potential of our drug candidates. Clovis Oncology undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. For a further description of the risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those expressed in these forward-looking statements, as well as risks relating to the business of the company in general, see Clovis Oncology’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and its other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Source: Clovis Oncology, Inc.

Clovis Oncology
Anna Sussman, 303-625-5022
Breanna Burkart, 303-625-5023

Categories: Press Releases
View all news