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OncoSec ElectroChemotherapy Demonstrates Potential as Alternative to Surgery for Treating Head and Neck Cancer
Date:4/23/2012

SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoSec Medical Inc. (OTCBB:ONCS), which is developing its advanced-stage OncoSec Medical System (OMS) ElectroOncology therapies to treat solid tumors, today announced positive interim analysis of data from 81 subjects in a Phase IV study of primary and locally recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC) treated with OMS ElectroChemotherapy in Europe. The study demonstrated the therapy's ability to provide local tumor control and quality of life outcomes that compare favorably to standard outcomes associated with surgery. These results were presented at the 5th European Conference on Head and Neck Oncology in Poznan, Poland on Friday, April 20, 2012.

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The primary goal of this phase IV head and neck cancer study was to assess the ability of the OMS ElectroChemotherapy to control growth or recurrence of the cancer eight months following treatment, equivalent to surgery as compared to historical controls, with respect to primary (new) tumors and locally recurrent tumors. In this interim analysis, local tumor control was achieved in 46/49 (94%) primary tumors and 12/21 (57%) recurrent tumors. This meant that there was no recurrence of the tumors during the monitoring period. These were excellent results that were on par with the expected outcomes of surgery. Furthermore, evaluation of safety using the OMS ElectroChemotherapy for this patient population demonstrated that the treatment was safe and well-tolerated with no grade three or higher adverse events related to treatment reported during this study.

In addition, the secondary endpoint of preservation of organ function and appearance using validated quality of life instruments demonstrated a positive
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