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Zalutumumab in Patients With Non-curable Head and Neck Cancer

2014-07-23 21:35:14 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to investigate if zalutumumab in combination with Best Supportive Care (BSC) is superior to BSC in non-curable patients with head and neck cancer

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Head and Neck Cancer

Intervention

Zalutumumab, Best Supportive Care

Location

University Hospital Antwerp
Antwerp
Alberta
Belgium

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Genmab

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:35:14-0400

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