Vaxil Bio Ltd. (TASE: VAXL:IT) has recruited three additional patients, for its follow up clinical trial study (VAXIL-002) in patients with Multiple Myeloma at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem. This brings to date the number of patients recruited for the follow-on study to five.
The VAXIL-002 trial is a follow-up clinical study to examine the long term safety, quality of life and long term efficacy of treatment using Vaxil’s therapeutic cancer vaccine, ImMucin, of those patients treated in the clinical trial VAXIL-001.
In other words, the five patients recruited for VAXIL-002 participated in Vaxil’s VAXIL-001 trial, are those who demonstrated a clinical response and have not required any additional treatment for their disease since completing their treatment with ImMucin. The trial aims to provide Vaxil with broader information regarding the long term effect of
Fifteen patients were enrolled in the VAXIL-001 study, which includes patients with Multiple Myeloma, asymptomatic slowly progressing after a period of remission following a bone marrow transplant. Each patient receives either 6 or 12 injections of ImMucin (100 microgram or 250 micrograms) every 2 weeks along with 250 micrograms of GM-CSF. The study of ImMucin, seeks to evaluate the safety, dosing and assess preliminary signs of efficacy.
As the company has already reported, patient recruitment for the VAXIL-001 study has been completed and a final report is expected to be presented in the coming months.