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Merck Serono gets green light to resume Stimuvax therapeutic cancer vaccine programme in lung cancer

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Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA, is resuming two Phase III trials, START and INSPIRE, in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), for its therapeutic cancer vaccine Stimuvax (BLP25 liposome vaccine) that it was forced to temporarily suspend in March after a single patient in another trial developed encephalitis, or acute brain inflammation.


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