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Enrollment in Merck, Endocyte vintafolide study stopped for futility

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Endocyte's stock sank and Merck & Co's shares stumbled on 2 May after the partners halted enrollment in a Phase III clinical trial evaluating Vynfinit (vintafolide) in the treatment of ovarian cancer, throwing into doubt early approval in Europe.

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