(Favezelimab + pembrolizumab) is under clinical development by Merck and currently in Phase II for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (ESCC). According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (ESCC) have a 56% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase III. GlobalData’s report assesses how (Favezelimab + pembrolizumab)’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

GlobalData tracks drug-specific phase transition and likelihood of approval scores, in addition to indication benchmarks based off 18 years of historical drug development data. Attributes of the drug, company and its clinical trials play a fundamental role in drug-specific PTSR and likelihood of approval.

(Favezelimab + pembrolizumab) overview

MK-4280A is under development for the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC), melanoma, small-cell lung cancer, esophageal cancer, relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma, non muscle invasive bladder cancer, metastatic urothelial carcinoma, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) and endometrial cancer (EC) and metastatic colorectal cancer. It is administered intravenously and is a fixed dose combination of favezelimab and pembrolizumab. Favezelimab is an anti-LAG3 monoclonal antibody and pembrolizumab is an anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibody.

Merck overview

Merck is a biopharmaceutical company with focus on the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of prescription medicines, biologic therapies, vaccines, and animal health products. It offers prescription products for the treatment of cardiovascular conditions, cancer, immune disorders, infectious and respiratory diseases, and diabetes, among others. The company provides animal health products such as vaccines, poultry products, livestock products and aquaculture products. Merck sells medicines to drug wholesalers, retailers, hospitals, government agencies and managed health care providers; and animal health products to veterinarians, distributors, and animal producers. The company and its subsidiaries operate in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Merck is headquartered in Rahway, New Jersey, the US.

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GlobalData’s Likelihood of Approval analytics tool dynamically assesses and predicts how likely a drug will move to the next stage in clinical development (PTSR), as well as how likely the drug will be approved (LoA). This is based on a combination of machine learning and a proprietary algorithm to process data points from various databases found on GlobalData’s Pharmaceutical Intelligence Center.