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Novocure establishes initial Clinical Centers of Excellence for Treatment of Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme with Tumor Treating Fields Therapy
Date:12/2/2011

PORTSMOUTH, NH December 2 Novocure, a commercial stage private oncology company, has announced that prominent neuro-oncologists at four clinical centers in the U.S. will be the first to provide access to its Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) device, NovoTTF-100A System, for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). GBM is a deadly brain tumor affecting approximately 10,000 Americans each year.

The NovoTTF device, approved by the Food and Drug Administration in April 2011, will be available for prescription use in the U.S. initially through several noted brain cancer research centers whose staff have completed training in the use of this unique device. The neuro-oncologists and their centers are:

  • Dr. Eric T. Wong, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dr. Jay-Jiguang Zhu, Mischer Neuroscience Institute in the Memorial Hermann Hospital and The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas
  • Dr. Joseph Landolfi, New Jersey Neuroscience Institute at JFK, Edison, New Jersey
  • Dr. Herbert Engelhard, University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago, Illinois

Novocure expects to train the following clinicians and their staff at the following clinical sites by year end:

  • Dr. Andrew Lassman, Columbia University Medical Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
  • Dr. Lisa DeAngelis, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
  • Dr. Santosh Kesari, University of California San Diego Moores Cancer Center, San Diego, California

"We are pleased to be working closely with these prestigious clinicians and their clinical staff to provide GBM patients with an effective treatment option, and one which does not have the usual debilitating side effects of traditional chemotherapy," said Gabriel Leung, Novocure's Chairman of Global Commercialization. "The clinical staff at these centers have mastered the training and received t
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Contact: Frank Leonard
frank@novocure.com
215-854-4095
Edelman Public Relations
Source:Eurekalert

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