Navigation Links
Celsion Corporation Announces Combined Clinical Data from Two Phase I Trials to be Presented at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference
Date:9/9/2013

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN), a leading oncology drug development company, today announced the presentation of the combined clinical study results from the Company's Phase I DIGNITY study and the Duke University sponsored Phase I trial of ThermoDox® plus hyperthermia in Breast Cancer Recurrences at the Chest Wall (BCRCW) at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference to be held on December 10 to December 14, 2013. The poster, titled "Novel Targeted Therapy for Breast Cancer Chest Wall Recurrence: Low Temperature Liposomal Doxorubicin and Mild Local Hyperthermia " will be presented by Professor Hope S. Rugo, MD, from the UCSF School of Medicine.  A copy of the poster presentation will be made available on the Company's website following Dr. Rugo's presentation.

The two Phase I studies enrolled patients that had failed previous standard chemotherapy and radiation therapy and have recurrent breast cancer on their chest wall.  There are no effective treatments available for these chest wall tumors.  ThermoDox® in combination with mild hyperthermia was evaluated in these patients in up to six cycles. The studies were designed to determine the Maximum Tolerated Dose (MTD), evaluate safety and determine early effects of ThermoDox® in combination with hyperthermia.  Clinically meaningful responses were reported in 14 of the 23 evaluable patients.  Based on the results from these two Phase I studies, Celsion is currently enrolling up to 40 patients in an open label Phase 2 study. Enrollment is being conducted at 5 US sites.  Further information can be found on the Company's website and at www.clinicaltrials.gov.

"The patients enrolled in both of these Phase I trials have failed previous treatment regimens including chemotherapy and radiation therapy.  The cancer has now appeared on their chest wall and the patients are faced with limited or no treatment options.  Breast cancer recurrence at the chest wall is difficult to treat and is characterized by disfigurement, pain and restriction of movement," said Dr. Nicholas Borys, Celsion's Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. "The data from these two Phase I studies provides strong evidence of ThermoDox's broad potential clinical value across different cancers, including the ability to provide a new tool against aggressive, superficial tumors. We look forward to rapidly recruiting patients for the Phase 2 portion of the DIGNITY Study."

About Celsion Corporation

Celsion is a leading oncology company dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative cancer drugs including tumor-targeting treatments using focused heat energy in combination with heat-activated liposomal drug technology. Celsion has research, license, or commercialization agreements with leading institutions including the National Institutes of Health, Duke University Medical Center, University of Hong Kong, the University of Pisa, the UCLA Department of Medicine, the Kyungpook National University Hospital, the Beijing Cancer Hospital and the University of Oxford.

For more information on Celsion, visit our website: http://www.celsion.com.

Celsion wishes to inform readers that forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, unforeseen changes in the course of research and development activities and in clinical trials by others; possible acquisitions of other technologies, assets or businesses; possible actions by customers, suppliers, competitors, regulatory authorities; and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Investor Contact

Jeffrey W. Church
Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
(609) 482-2455


'/>"/>
SOURCE Celsion Corporation
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Celsion Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results and Provides HEAT Study Update
2. Celsion Corporation to Hold Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results Conference Call on Thursday, August 8, 2013
3. Celsion Corporation Issues Statement Regarding Misleading Blog Entry
4. Celsion Corporation Reports Year End 2012 Financial Results and Provides Business Update
5. Celsion Corporation to Hold Year-End 2012 Financial Results Conference Call On Monday, March 18, 2013
6. The X-Change Corporation To Announce Corporate Name Change Next Week; New Industry-Driven Branding to Commence For Global Activities, Services, Product Lines, and Website
7. Unilife Corporation To Announce Financial Results For Fiscal Year 2013 Fourth Quarter And Year End On Tuesday, September 10, 2013
8. Arrayit Corporation Holds Successful Meeting with DHK Medical Products CEO
9. MGC Diagnostics Corporation Reports 2013 Third Quarter Operating Results
10. Immune Pharmaceuticals Completes Merger with EpiCept Corporation
11. Luminex Corporation To Present At Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016 Research ... "Structural Electronics 2015-2025: Applications, Technologies, Forecasts" ... In-Mold Electronics, Smart Skin, Structural Health ... Structural electronics involves electronic and/or electrical ... structures, replacing dumb structures such as vehicle bodies ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016  American Respiratory Labs ... company, is now able to perform sophisticated lung assessments in patients, ... Technologies , Inc. Patients are no longer limited ... ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients like Jeanne R. of ... done in the comfort of her own home. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ., (NASDAQ: ... drugs, announced today that it was added to the ... its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes ... important milestone for Pulmatrix," said Chief Executive Officer ... our progress in developing drugs for crucial unmet medical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent ... most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals are ... many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants ... grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for a Fair Minimum ... by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same rate as the ... wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. , The company ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... The Grove Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations at its ... Vegas and Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a complete system ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... for human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells and other difficult to transfect cells, ... Cloning Medium. The PluriQ™ G9™ Gene Editing System is a complete ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):