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Botensilimab/Balstilimab Breakthrough Data Presented at ASCO-GI Shows Unprecedented Tumor Shrinkage and Robust Biomarker Response in Prevalent Colorectal Cancer Population

Lexington, MA, Jan 22, 2024. Agenus Inc., a leader in developing immunological cancer treatments, today announced results from the NEST-1 study, an investigator-sponsored trial (IST) evaluating the combination of botensilimab and balstilimab (BOT/BAL) in the neoadjuvant setting for colorectal cancer (CRC), both those with Microsatellite Stable (MSS) CRC and Microsatellite Instability High (MSI-H) CRC. Dr. Pashtoon Kasi, M.D., Director of Colon Cancer Research at Weill-Cornell Medicine, presented these findings at the ASCO-GI conference.

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