Silence Therapeutics said that the American Society for Clinical Oncology has accepted phase I data on the company's lead siRNA-based cancer drug Atu027 for presentation at its upcoming annual meeting.

The event will be held in Chicago June 3-7.

The presentation will focus on data from an ongoing phase I study with Atu027 in subjects with advanced solid cancer. “Key findings presented will include safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetic data, as well as indications of anti-tumor activity,” Silence said.

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