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Novocure Adds Three Senior Oncology Executives to its Global Management Team
Date:12/14/2011

r.  "I am happy to welcome Peter, Angela and Laura to Novocure and look forward to working with them to make TTF therapy available to cancer patients around the world."

About Novocure

Novocure Limited is a private oncology company pioneering a novel therapy for solid tumors.  Novocure's worldwide headquarters is located in the Jersey Isle.  Novocure's US operations are based in Portsmouth, NH and the company's research center is located in Haifa, Israel.  For additional information about the company, please visit www.novocure.com.

About the NovoTTF-100A System

NovoTTF-100A is a portable, non-invasive medical device designed for continuous use throughout the day by the patient.  The device has been shown in in vitro and in vivo studies to slow and reverse tumor growth by inhibiting mitosis, the process by which cells divide and replicate.  The NovoTTF-100A device, which weighs about six pounds (three kilograms), creates a low intensity, alternating electric field within the tumor that exerts physical forces on electrically charged cellular components, preventing the normal mitotic process and causing cancer cell death prior to division.  In patients with recurrent glioblastoma brain tumors, the device has shown clinical efficacy comparable to that of active chemotherapies with many less side effects and an improved quality of life.  The NovoTTF-100A has received marketing approval in the US and is a CE Marked device that is cleared for sale in Europe.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the NovoTTF-100A System for use as a treatment for adult patients (22 years of age or older) with histologically-confirmed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), following histologically – or radiologically-confirmed recurrence in the supra-tentorial region of the brain after receiving chemotherapy.  The device is intended
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