CALGARY, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY) announced today that data from three clinical trials using REOLYSIN are scheduled to be presented at the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. The meeting will take place in Orlando, Florida May 29-June 2, 2009. The abstracts are available on the ASCO website today at www.asco.org.
REOLYSIN poster presentations - Dr. Monica Mita and colleagues are scheduled to deliver a poster presentation entitled "A Phase II Study of Intravenous (IV) Wild-Type Reovirus in the Treatment of Patients with Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas Metastatic to the Lung." - Dr. Johann de Bono and colleagues are scheduled to deliver a poster presentation entitled "A Phase I Study of the Combination of Intravenous Reolysin (REO) and Gemcitabine (GEM) in Patients (pts) with Advanced Cancer." - Dr. Sanjay Goel and colleagues are scheduled to deliver a poster entitled "Dose Escalation and Pharmacodynamic Study of Intravenous Administration of REOLYSIN, a Live Replication Competent RNA Virus in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors."
About Oncolytics Biotech Inc.
Oncolytics is a Calgary-based biotechnology company focused on the development of oncolytic viruses as potential cancer therapeutics. Oncolytics' clinical program includes a variety of Phase I/II and Phase II human trials using REOLYSIN, its proprietary formulation of the human reovirus, alone and in combination with radiation or chemotherapy. For further information about Oncolytics, please visit www.oncolyticsbiotech.com
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