|Amgen Announces Termination Of All Amgen-Sponsored Clinical Studies Of Rilotumumab In Advanced Gastric Cancer|
"While we are disappointed with these results, we will work with lead investigators to further analyze the data in order to help inform future research and therapies in this area," said Sean E. Harper, M.D., executive vice president of Research and Development at Amgen. "There is a high unmet need for new treatments to address advanced gastric cancer, one of the leading causes of cancer death worldwide1."
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