Argos Not Stopping Cancer Vaccine Study Despite Futility
The biotech suggests that ADAPT trial design was not ideally structured to show the longer-term benefit that might result from its autologous immunotherapy. Argos plans to discuss its plan with FDA in May, despite analyst skepticism.
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