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FDA rejects Aveo kidney cancer drug, asks for additional trial

A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed
A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

(Reuters) - Aveo Oncology said the Food and Drug Administration denied approval for its experimental kidney cancer drug citing inconsistent trial results and asked for an additional study.

In a complete response letter to the company, the health regulator said inconsistent survival data from the drug tivozanib's trials made the results "uninterpretable and inconclusive.

(Reporting by Esha Dey in Bangalore)

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