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BioVex To Announce Updated Survival Data From a Phase II Clinical Study of OncoVEX GM-CSF in Metastatic Melanoma at The 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting
Date:5/15/2009

lanoma in 2007. Prevalence of stage III and stage IV disease is 120,000 and median survival for Stage IV disease is six months.

Treatment of melanoma depends on the stage of the disease with surgical resection being effective in less severe non metastatic forms of the disease. However, survival rates for later Stage III and IV patients are poor, reflecting the lack of any efficacious drugs for metastatic disease. Current systemic therapies are not generally effective in terms of generating durable responses or in impacting survival. As a result, many patients presenting with metastatic disease are directly enrolled into a clinical trial. The vast majority of experimental therapies have failed to show more than a single digit durable response rate.

About BioVex

BioVex is a privately held biotechnology company based in Woburn, MA where it also has an operational launch grade manufacturing facility. The Company is developing a new class of potent biologics for the treatment of cancer and prevention of infectious disease.

The Company's lead cancer technology platform, OncoVEX GM-CSF is a first-in-class oncolytic, or cancer destroying virus technology. OncoVEX GM-CSF works by; replicating and spreading within solid tumors (whilst leaving healthy tissue unharmed), causing the death of cancer cells; and through stimulating the immune system to destroy un-injected metastatic deposits. Both modes of action have been clearly validated in the clinic, where multiple patients with metastatic disease progressing at enrollment have been declared disease free. BioVex believes OncoVEX GM-CSF has the potential to become a leading standard of care in the treatment of many solid tumors based on the strength of clinical data generated to date, coupled with a benign side effect profile. Previous clinical trials have enrolled patients with breast cancer, head and neck cancer, and pancreatic cancer in addition t
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