Reportedly, anti-abortion protesters broke into the room where Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) was hosting its annual shareholders meeting in Newport Coast, California for its decision to start selling abortion pills. On January 4, Walgreens announced plans to offer abortion pills following approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision to allow retail pharmacies to sell the drug.
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On Wednesday Jan., 25, Atossa Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATOS) announced the issuance of the following Letter to Shareholders from Steven C. Quay, M.D., Ph.D., the Company’s CEO and Chairman:
TO OUR VALUED STOCKHOLDERS:
2022 was a year of significant progress for Atossa. We focused our development efforts on advancing our breast cancer program with our patented (Z)-endoxifen, the highest potency Selective Estrogen Receptor Modifier (SERM). We currently have Phase 2 studies ongoing in the prevention and treatment settings, both focused on areas of unmet medical need. Our goal is to both help reduce the incidence of breast cancer and change the treatment paradigm for patients who are not benefiting from currently approved drugs.
In October 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the initiation of our EVANGELINE study, a Phase 2 trial of (Z)-endoxifen and Exemestane + Goserelin as neoadjuvant treatment in premenopausal women with ER+/HER2- breast cancer. While there are several FDA-approved neoadjuvant therapies for ER- breast cancers, few exist for the ER+ patients, which account for approximately 78% of breast cancers. We expect to enroll approximately 175 patients at up to 25 sites across the United States.