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FDA Grants LN-144 Fast Track Status for Melanoma

Jason Harris
Published: Friday, Sep 01, 2017

Maria Fardis, PhD

Maria Fardis, PhD
The FDA has granted LN-144, an adoptive cell therapy that uses tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) technology developed by Iovance Biotherapeutics, a fast track designation for the treatment of patients with advanced melanoma.

“Leveraging our experience in TIL generation from solid tumors to blood-born cancers is a natural extension of our learnings to date. We are exploring potential collaborations with lymphoma experts to supplement our research efforts. The data to be presented at ESMO is indicative of our efforts in becoming a leader in TIL treatment for a variety of tumor types,” added Fardis.
Sarnaik A, Kluger HM, Chesney JA, et al. Efficacy of single administration of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL) in heavily pretreated patients with metastatic melanoma following checkpoint therapy. J Clin Oncol 35, 2017. (suppl; abstr 3045).

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