Navigation Links
Vaccinogen's New Anti-Cancer Vaccine Commercially Available in Europe This Year
Date:2/27/2008

FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaccinogen, Inc. announced that its new vaccine to block colon cancer from recurring will be commercially available in Europe starting June 2008.

"This makes OncoVAX(R) the world's first commercially viable vaccine for colon cancer," said Dr. Michael G. Hanna, Jr., Ph.D., Chairman & CEO of Vaccinogen. "It is the beginning of our worldwide strategy of profitable distribution. Questions of the feasibility of patient specific anti-cancer therapies have been raised and this new European initiative will obviate these issues."

Pro Vaccine AG, a leading Swiss-based pharmaceutical distributor, will begin distributing OncoVAX(R) throughout Switzerland starting with Zurich and Neuchatel by June 2008. "We are very excited about the prospects of offering OncoVAX(R) to Swiss and foreign patients," said Renato Duckeck, GM of Pro Vaccine.

Pharmacenter Hungary, a rapidly growing oncology company that commercializes a broad portfolio of oncology treatments, will begin distributing the vaccine in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria and Slovenia starting in the third quarter of 2008. Dr. Christian Galli, Director of Business Development of Pharmacenter Hungary noted, "We recognize the excellent opportunity OncoVAX(R) provides us and the growing population of colon cancer patients in Eastern Europe."

About OncoVAX(R)

OncoVAX(R) immunotherapy is based on a decades-long attempt by scientists to transform the body's immune response and its long-term memory to prevent the return of disease years after surgery. Such an approach has already been successful in preventing a number of infectious diseases.

Vaccinogen's scientists prepare a vaccine from the patient's own tumor and then administer the vaccine to the patient by three weekly injections one month after surgery. A fourth "booster" is administered six months later. OncoVAX(R) reduces recurrence and deaths by over 50%.

<
'/>"/>
SOURCE Vaccinogen, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. AEterna Zentaris Reports First Patients Treated with Anti-Cancer Compound AEZS-108 in Phase 2 Trial in Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers
2. Egenix Licenses Harvard Anti-Cancer Platform
3. Human Genome Sciences and Aegera Therapeutics Announce Licensing and Collaboration Agreement on Novel Anti-Cancer Drugs
4. Modifying an anti-cancer drug makes it more specific
5. New Data Presented on Immunocytokine Fusion Protein Further Supports Broad Anti-Cancer Potential Of Peregrines Anti-PS Technology Platform
6. Southern Research Institute Licenses Anti-Cancer Drug Compound to Virium Pharmaceuticals
7. Pharmion and MethylGene Announce Collaboration to Develop Sirtuin Inhibitors as Anti-Cancer Agents
8. Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition Applauds Expanded Influenza Vaccine Recommendation for Children
9. Combination vaccine protects monkeys from ebola and Marburg viruses
10. Nasal Vaccine for Smallpox Confers High Levels of Immunity Without Safety Risks
11. Vaccines are Likely to Cause Insulin Dependent Diabetes in Over 2% of Children With a Strong Family History of Insulin Dependent Diabetes, New Data Indicates
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... Cayenne Medical, Inc., a privately ... soft tissue reconstruction segment, announced the worldwide launch ... involving the shoulder and extremities. The SureLock System ... deployment method. The unique delivery eliminates manual tensioning ... or anchor displacement (also commonly know as anchor ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 10, 2014 Understanding the need ... cell lines, and the gap that currently exists in ... expand its industry-leading portfolio of validated ion channel and ... channel-expressing cell lines, as ion channels control many critical ... this activity creates the potential to treat a variety ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014 OMICS Group’s 5th International conference ... August, 2014 at Double Tree by Hilton Beijing, China ... in Analytical & Bioanalytical research methods only to facilitate ... this occasion, Dr. Srinubabu Gedela, MD of OMICS Group ... a remarkable one in bringing a unique and international ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... PETERSBURG, Russia , July 10, 2014 ... Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev , presented ... biopharmaceutical company BIOCAD . The Company is developing ... scope of MabNext project BIOCAD develops a number of ... cancer and autoimmune diseases. The ceremony took place at ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cayenne Medical Launches SureLock™ All-Suture Anchor System for Shoulder and Extremity Surgery 2Cayenne Medical Launches SureLock™ All-Suture Anchor System for Shoulder and Extremity Surgery 3Leader in Ion Channel Research Announces Newly Validated and Re-Engineered Cells 2Leader in Ion Channel Research Announces Newly Validated and Re-Engineered Cells 3A Critical Review of Analytical Techniques for Improved Living Standards 2A Critical Review of Analytical Techniques for Improved Living Standards 3A Critical Review of Analytical Techniques for Improved Living Standards 4Dmitry Medvedev Presented BIOCAD the First National "Industry" Award 2
... the Wisconsin Constitution to restrict state and local government spending ... books the need for genuine tax reform. It remains ... a best-seller or a dime novel, but this policy book ... spends money. , ,Republican members of the Legislature are urging ...
... Aurora Health Care , based in Milwaukee, will ... life-saving eICU technology to its critical-care patients. The eICU ... monitoring to connect and provide off-site critical care physicians ... ICU patients. , ,Baltimore-based Visicu Inc. ...
... MILWAUKEE The Medical College of Wisconsin ... Belmont Report, a historical document that laid the ethical ... the first time since the reports completion in 1979, ... Medical College to discuss its enduring impact on research ...
Cached Biology Technology:Debate over Taxpayer Bill of Rights shows need for true tax reform 2Belmont Report Commission reuniting for Medical College of Wisconsin Symposium 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... 7, 2014 Fingerprint Cards, (FPC,s) new ... win (DW). A Chinese Top 5 smartphone OEM has selected ... mass production in October 2014.   FPC is ... smartphone OEM, which has a planned date for the start ... volume for this phone of 3 million units. The Chinese ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Sweden , July 8, 2014 ... has won a new design win (DW). An Asian OEM ... date for mass production start in August 2014.   ... Asian smartphone OEM, which has a planned date for start ... an initial ramp order of SEK 5M, for delivery in ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 9, 2014 The ... spurred in large part by meaningful use and ... care providers interact with laboratory information. Now, more ... the field of clinical informatics in order to ... To address the educational needs of pathologists ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):FPC Wins DW for 1021 Touch Sensor for Flagship Smartphone from Chinese Top 5 Smartphone OEM 2FPC Wins DW and Initial Ramp Order for FPC1021 Touch Sensor for Flagship Smartphone from Asian OEM 2New Clinical Informatics Curriculum Prepares Future Pathologists 2New Clinical Informatics Curriculum Prepares Future Pathologists 3New Clinical Informatics Curriculum Prepares Future Pathologists 4
... MDWhether from surgery or battle wounds, ugly scars can affect body ... FASEB Journal offers a new strategy to ... NYU describe how agents that block receptors for adenosine (a molecule ... energy to muscles) can be applied topically to healing wounds to ...
... thronging their way to seaside resorts and parks to celebrate ... to sea toward the north, the Atlantic Ocean,s own spring ... plant plankton, or phytoplankton. In what,s known as the ... color, first "greening" then "whitening" the sea as one species ...
... the flow of vehicles may be a rare sight these ... out in our cells. A protein called Lem4 directs a ... one molecule while waving another through, scientists at the European ... study is published online today in Cell . ...
Cached Biology News:New York University scientists discover possible treatment to reduce scarring 2Scientists discover new trigger for immense North Atlantic plankton bloom 2Scientists discover new trigger for immense North Atlantic plankton bloom 3Scientists discover new trigger for immense North Atlantic plankton bloom 4Stop and go 2
... The GSTTag Monoclonal Antibody is ... high affinity to the 26 kDa ... . This purified antibody is suitable ... GSTTag sequence expressed in E. coli ...
... LNA microarray slides for microRNA expression ... incorporate Exiqons unique Locked Nucleic Acid (LNA) ... mismatch discrimination for short microRNA (miRNA) targets. ... 1 g total RNA (no need for ...
... many modifications to the original formulas in efforts ... play an important role in tissue,culture. A salt ... osmotic balance in the medium and to provide ... is as valuable today as when it was ...
Imject Freund's Complete Adjuvant (FCA)...
Biology Products: