ST. HELIER, Jersey--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) announced today five data presentations at the International Associations for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer, October 15 to October 18 in Yokohama, Japan.
“We look forward to having our research on Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) presented at the world’s largest meeting dedicated to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies,” said Dr. Eilon Kirson, Novocure’s Chief Science Officer and Head of Research and Development. “Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death worldwide. TTFields shows promise in multiple solid tumor types, including some of the most aggressive forms of cancer. We are committed to researching TTFields as a treatment for multiple solid tumor types and sharing our findings with the scientific community.”
The following posters will be presented at the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer:
Advanced non-small cell lung cancer
(P3.01-088d) TTFields Combined with PD-1 Inhibitors or Docetaxel for 2nd Line Treatment of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) (ID 7563): Phase 3 LUNAR Study. U. Weinberg, O. Farber, M. Giladi, Z. Bomzon, E. Kirson. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. JST October 18. (Exhibit Hall, Hall B + C)
(P3.01-088e) TTFields Delivery to the Brain: An Overview of Computational Studies and Implications When Treating Brain Metastases (ID 8773). S. Levi, Z. Bomzon, A. Naveh, E. Kirson, U. Weinberg. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. JST October 18. (Exhibit Hall, Hall B + C)
Clinical design, statistics and clinical trials
(P3.04-013b) TTFields and Radiosurgery for 1-10 Brain Metastases from NSCLC: The Phase 3 METIS Study (ID 7562). M. Mehta, V. Gondi, M. Ahluwalia, P. Brown. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. JST October 18. (Exhibit Hall, Hall B + C)
Immunology and immunotherapy
(P3.07-013c) Computational Simulations for Investigating Electric Field Distributions When Delivering Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) to the Lungs (ID 8776). H. Hershkovich, O. Yesharim, N. Urman, A. Naveh, U. Weinberg, E. Kirson, Z. Bomzon U. Weinberg. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. JST October 18. (Exhibit Hall, Hall B + C)
(P3.07-013d) Tumor Treating Fields Induce Immunogenic Cell Death and Enhance Antitumor Effects of Anti-PD1 in NSCLC In-Vivo Models (ID 8952). T. Voloshin, O. Yitzhaki, M. Giladi, N. Kaynan, A. Shteingauz, M. Munster, R. Blat, Y. Porat, R. Schneiderman, E. Zeevi, S. Cahal, A. Itzhaki, E. Kirson, U. Weinberg, Y. Palti. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. JST October 18. (Exhibit Hall, Hall B + C)
Novocure is an oncology company developing a profoundly different cancer treatment utilizing a proprietary therapy called TTFields, the use of electric fields tuned to specific frequencies to disrupt solid tumor cancer cell division. Novocure’s commercialized product, Optune, is approved for the treatment of adult patients with glioblastoma. Novocure has ongoing or completed clinical trials investigating TTFields in brain metastases, non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, ovarian cancer and mesothelioma.
Headquartered in Jersey, Novocure has U.S. operations in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Malvern, Pennsylvania and New York City. Additionally, the company has offices in Germany, Switzerland, Japan and Israel. For additional information about the company, please visit www.novocure.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/novocure.
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