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The Efficacy and Safety of K-001 in the Treatment of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

2019-12-09 00:56:38 | BioPortfolio

Summary

No Standard therapy has been approved for third-line therapy of advanced pancreatic cancer. K001 is peptidoglycan prepared from the marine microorganism, with an anti-tumor activity. Previously, the phase I study of K001 has shown that K001 was safety and had some effectiveness for pancreatic patients. Now, we would like to lunch a randomized, blinded, parallel-controlled, multi-center phase II/III study to compare the best support care (BSC) plus K-001 versus BSC plus placebo for the third-line and later treatment of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer.

Study Design

Conditions

Pancreatic Cancer

Intervention

K-001, placebo

Location

RenJiH
Shanghai
Shanghai
China
200127

Status

Recruiting

Source

RenJi Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-12-09T00:56:38-0500

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