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Phase IA/IB study of single-agent tislelizumab, an investigational anti-PD-1 antibody, in solid tumors

Jayesh Desai, Sanjeev Deva, Jong Seok Lee, Chia-Chi Lin, Chia-Jui Yen, Yee Chao, Bhumsuk Keam, Michael Jameson, Ming-Mo Hou, Yoon-Koo Kang, Ben Markman, Chang-Hsien Lu, Kun-Ming Rau, Kyung-Hun Lee, Lisa Horvath, Michael Friedlander, Andrew Hill, Shahneen Sandhu, Paula Barlow, Chi-Yuan Wu Show all

Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020


BACKGROUND: The programmed cell death-1/programmed cell death ligand-1 (PD-1/PD-L1) axis plays a central role in suppressing antitumor immunity; axis dysregulation can be used by cancer cells to evade the immune system. Tislelizumab, an investigational monoclonal antibody with high affinity and binding specificity for PD-1, was engineered to minimize binding to FcγR on macrophages to limit antibody-dependent phagocytosis, a potential mechanism of resistance to anti-PD-1 therapy. The aim of this phase IA/IB study was to investigate the safety/tolerability, antitumor effects and optimal dose and schedule of tislelizumab in patients with advanced solid tumors. METHODS: Patients (aged ≥18 years)..

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