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Telix’s ZIRCON Phase III Kidney Cancer Imaging Study Presented in “Game Changing” Session at EAU

PRNewswire March 14, 2023

MELBOURNE, Australia, March 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: TLX, Telix, the Company) today announces additional positive results from its completed pivotal Phase III ZIRCON study of TLX250-CDx (89Zr-DFO-girentuximab) in clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03849118).1

The results were featured in a “Game Changing” oral session delivered by Professor Dr. Peter Mulders from Radboud University Medical Centre (Netherlands), a ZIRCON Principal Investigator, at the 38th Annual European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress, on Saturday, 11 March 2023.

Game Changing sessions are reserved for Phase III trials or other developments that the EAU’s Scientific Congress Office believes will have a large impact on daily practice.

New data presented:

  • TLX250-CDx demonstrated a high degree of consistency between readers with a very high sensitivity (85.5%) and specificity (87.0%) overall, and 85.5% / 89.5% for small masses (<4cm), confirming optimal SUVmax thresholds for image interpretation;
  • The correlation of CAIX expression on histology with imaging results.

Professor Dr. Peter Mulders commented, “I’m delighted to be at EAU, the leading urological event in Europe, sharing further detailed results from Telix’s Phase III ZIRCON study with the medical community. New data reinforces the clinical potential of this investigational agent, even in small renal masses which are most prevalent and present the highest diagnostic challenge, with remarkable consistency across readers. On behalf of Telix, I’d like to thank all the European sites and patients for their participation in this ground-breaking study.”

Telix is in the process of establishing expanded access studies and supporting named patient programs for TLX250-CDx in the United States and Europe.

About Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited

Telix is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialisation of diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals. Telix is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia with international operations in the United States, Europe (Belgium and Switzerland), and Japan. Telix is developing a portfolio of clinical-stage products that aims to address significant unmet medical need in oncology and rare diseases. Telix is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: TLX). For more information visit www.telixpharma.com and follow Telix on Twitter (@TelixPharma) and LinkedIn.

TLX250-CDx has not received a marketing authorisation in any jurisdiction. Telix’s lead product, gallium-68 (68Ga) gozetotide (also known as 68Ga PSMA-11) injection, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA),2 and by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA),3 and by Health Canada.4

Telix Investor Relations

Ms. Kyahn Williamson
Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited
SVP Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Email: kyahn.williamson@telixpharma.com

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1 Top line data released to ASX on 7 November 2022. 
2 ASX disclosure 20 December 2021.
3 ASX disclosure 2 November 2021.
4 ASX disclosure 14 October 2022.

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