Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that clinical abstracts on Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase inhibitor, ibrutinib (formerly, PCI-32765) have been selected for oral presentations at the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), June 1-5, 2012 in Chicago, IL.
The update on data presented for the first time will specifically include: 1) safety and efficacy data from the phase II CLL single agent trial in treatment-naive patients; 2) safety and efficacy data from the phase Ib/II CLL combination trial with ofatumumab in relapsed or refractory patients and 3) safety and efficacy data from the phase Ib CLL combination trial with bendamustine and rituximab in relapsed or refractory patients. Pharmacyclics plans to present a material update on the ibrutinib clinical development program in a press release after the ASCO oral presentations on Monday, June 4, 2012 and expects to hold a conference call as well on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 1:30 PM PT/4:30 PM ET.
Oral Presentation at ASCO, Chicago, IL (June 1-5, 2012)Date/Time: Monday, June 4, 2012; 10:15 AM — 10:30 AM (CT)
Abstract # 6507: The Bruton's tyrosine kinase inhibitor PCI-32765 in treatment-naive chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients: Interim results of a phase Ib/II study. Dr. John C. Byrd et al., The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
This Abstract was selected to be presented at the "Best of ASCO Meetings."