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Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Collaborators to Present Positive Interim Results of U.K. Phase Ia/Ib Combination REOLYSIN(R) and Radiation Clinical Trial
Date:10/23/2007

CALGARY, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced that a poster presentation covering interim results from a U.K. Phase Ia/Ib combination REOLYSIN(R)/radiation clinical trial for patients with advanced or metastatic cancers is scheduled to be presented today at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics in San Francisco. The conference runs from October 22-26, 2007.

"We are very encouraged with the results of this trial to date," said Dr. Brad Thompson, President and CEO of Oncolytics. "The data is supportive of our ongoing Phase II REOLYSIN(R)/radiation cotherapy trial in the U.K."

The interim results of the Ia/Ib trial demonstrate that intratumoural treatment with REOLYSIN(R) and radiation is well tolerated and results in both local and remote anti-tumour activity in patients with a variety of advanced cancers. Oncolytics continues to enroll patients in the Ib portion of this trial, and is also actively enrolling patients in a Phase II trial examining this treatment combination.

The presentation, entitled "A Phase I study to evaluate the feasibility, safety and biological effects of intratumoural administration of wild-type Reovirus (REOLYSIN(R)) in combination with radiation in patients with advanced malignancies" will be delivered by Dr. Dean Harris of The Institute of Cancer Research, London.

These interim results were also presented in early October at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Birmingham, U.K.

The poster presentation will be posted on the Oncolytics website today at http://www.oncolyticsbiotech.com.

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
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