Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) today announced completion of enrollment in the potentially pivotal innovaTV 204 phase 2 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy, safety and tolerability of tisotumab vedotin as monotherapy for patients with recurrent and/or metastatic cervical cancer who have relapsed or progressed after standard of care treatment. Tisotumab vedotin is being developed in collaboration with Genmab A/S. The innovaTV 204 trial is intended to support potential registration under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) accelerated approval regulations. Tisotumab vedotin is an investigational antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) designed to target Tissue Factor antigen on cancer cells and deliver the cell-killing agent monomethyl auristatin E (MMAE) directly inside cancer cells. Tissue Factor is overexpressed in cervical cancer and many other solid tumors.
“Cervical cancer is a devastating disease with a significant need to develop improved therapies for patients with metastatic disease who have progressed after treatment,” said Roger Dansey, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at Seattle Genetics. “Completing enrollment in this potentially pivotal phase 2 trial marks an important step forward in evaluating tisotumab vedotin for women with previously treated recurrent and/or metastatic cervical cancer.”