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New Drug Defactinib trials underway to treat mesothelioma by targeted killing of cancer cells.

A new cancer drug, Defactinib (VS-6033), is an orally administered compound designed to target and kill cancer cells in mesothelioma patients. The clinical trial named COMMAND (Control of Mesothelioma and Maintenance Defactinib) is a global clinical trial involving the U.S., U.K., Japan, Australia and other European countries and is expected to enroll between 350-400 patients to determine the effectiveness of VS-6033 for Mesothelioma patients. Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.

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