Targeting agent enfortumab vedotin a novel treatment for patients with advanced urothelial cancer

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Published: 3 Jun 2019
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Prof Daniel Petrylak - Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, USA

Prof Daniel Petrylak talks to ecancer at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting about a study looking at the novel agent enfortumab vedotin targeting Nectin-4 as treatment for patients with advanced urothelial cancer.

He explains that Nectin-4 is a protein that helps cancer cells stick together and it is expressed in 97% urothelial cancers.

Prof Petrylak reports that overall 44% of patients who received the targeting agent responded to treatment and also that a response was seen across the different subgroups.

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