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Stimuvax(R) Phase II data highlight three-year survival results for patients with non-small cell lung cancer
Date:9/5/2007

ous immunizations with Stimuvax (1,000(micro)g). While the overall study results were not statistically significant, in the randomization stratum of patients with stage IIIB locoregional disease, Stimuvax showed a median survival of 30.6 months versus 13.3 months in the control group - an improvement of 17.3 months. In the Phase IIb study, side effects were primarily limited to flu-like symptoms, GI disturbances and injection site reactions.

About START - Phase III Trial

START is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study that will evaluate patients with documented unresectable stage IIIA or IIIB NSCLC who have had a response or stable disease after at least two cycles of platinum-based chemo-radiotherapy. The study is expected involve more than 1,300 patients in approximately 30 countries. For more information on the START study, or to find a participating center and eligibility criteria, go to http://www.nsclcstudy.com. The study is also listed on http://www.clinicaltrials.gov.

About Stimuvax

Stimuvax is an innovative cancer vaccine designed to induce an immune response to cancer cells that express MUC1, a protein antigen widely expressed on common cancers. MUC1 is over expressed on many cancers such as lung cancer, breast cancer and colorectal cancer. Stimuvax is thought to work by stimulating the body's immune system to identify and destroy cancer cells expressing MUC1.

About Biomira

Biomira is a biotechnology company specializing in the development of innovative therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer. Biomira's goal is to develop and commercialize novel synthetic vaccines and targeted small molecules that have the potential to improve the lives and outcomes of cancer patients.

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