Clovis Oncology has decided to halt development of its investigational agent CO-101 as an alternative for pancreatic cancer patients who are poor responders to the standard chemotherapy agent gemcitabine after a clinical trial failed to show any improvement in survival time in a molecularly defined subset of patients.

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