AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Elios Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative particle-delivered dendritic cell cancer vaccines, today announced that new interim data from the ongoing Phase 2b clinical trial of the TLPLDC (tumor lysate, particle-loaded, dendritic cell) vaccine in patients with stage III and IV, resected melanoma will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting held June 1 - 5, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.
The following abstract will be featured at a poster session:
Title: "Interim analysis of a prospective, randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, phase IIb trial of the TLPLDC vaccine to prevent recurrence in resected stage III or IV melanoma patients"
The TLPLDC (tumor lysate, particle-loaded, dendritic cell) vaccine is an autologous, personalized, therapeutic cancer vaccine designed to stimulate the immune system to recognize tumor cells and fight a patient's specific cancer. TLPLDC is made from a patient's own tumor and dendritic cells – the most potent antigen-presenting cells in the body. Once TLPLDC is injected, the tumor lysate-loaded dendritic cells present the tumor antigens to the immune system, stimulating the induction of tumor-specific, activated T cells that are able to find and destroy tumor cells that may remain in the body. TLPLDC is currently being studied as a monotherapy and in combination with standard of care checkpoint inhibitor therapy in a Phase 2b clinical trial for the treatment of late-stage melanoma at leading academic cancer centers in the United States.
About Elios Therapeutics, LLC
Elios Therapeutics, LLC, is a biopharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of innovative therapeutic cancer vaccines targeting unmet medical needs across a broad range of tumor types. Elios' lead product, TLPLDC, is a personalized therapeutic cancer vaccine designed to attack cancer cells by igniting innate and adaptive immune responses which increase a patient's own production of T cells to fight their specific cancer. For more information, please visit www.eliostherapeutics.com.
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