Navigation Links
Saladax Biomedical, Inc. Enters Agreement with Kaan Medikal for Distribution of My5-FU in Turkey
Date:8/8/2011

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saladax Biomedical, Inc., a privately held company developing and commercializing novel diagnostic assays to achieve the promise of personalized medicine for new and existing therapeutics, announced today that Kaan Medikal will serve as the exclusive distributor of Saladax's My5-FU diagnostic test throughout the Turkish market.

My5-FU measures levels of 5-flourouracil (5-FU), a widely used chemotherapy drug used in conjunction with other drugs in first-line therapy for colorectal cancer and other solid tumors.  The assay technology enables oncologists to determine the optimal dose of 5-FU for each individual patient, thereby increasing the effectiveness of the drug and lessening the risk of severe toxicity and side effects.  My5-FU is the first of Saladax's innovative dose management tests commercially available.

"Kaan Medikal is an ideal partner for Saladax as we continue to expand the distribution and marketing of My5-FU in the European Union and other significant markets," said Adrienne Choma, Esq., vice president, marketing and sales of Saladax.  "Interest in Turkey for My5-FU is strong, and we expect that Kaan Medikal's market leadership in diagnostic testing and excellent reputation for quality will enable significant opportunities for growth, which will translate into improved care for patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment for colorectal and other solid tumor cancers."

Fatih Ordu, general manager of Kaan Medikal, stated, "We are delighted to be working with Saladax to market My5-FU in Turkey.  We're confident that Saladax's innovative diagnostic test will allow physicians in our country to better monitor and provide more accurate treatment to their patients."

About Saladax Biomedical, Inc.

Saladax Biomedical develops and commercializes novel diagnostic assays to achieve the promise of personalized medicine through dose management and companion diagnostic products for existing and new therapeutics.  The Company's dose management technology enables physicians to optimize drug dosing to meet individual patient needs, leading to improved response and quality of life.  The Company's 15 MyCare™ dose management assays are comprised of proprietary, automated and cost-effective in vitro diagnostic tests, with a principal focus in oncology.  The first MyCare assay available is for one of the most common anticancer drugs, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU).  This assay is sold by Saladax in Europe as a CE-marked product and will be distributed in Japan by FALCO biosystems.  In the United States, Myriad Genetics provides testing for 5-FU through a license from Saladax.  Saladax also works with pharmaceutical companies to develop companion diagnostics to provide important clinical information to assist in developing and administering new and existing compounds.  For more information, visit www.saladax.com, or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Saladax.

Saladax Biomedical, Inc.
Adrienne Choma, Esq.
VP Marketing & Sales
achoma@saladax.com

Media Contact:
Tiberend Strategic Advisors, Inc.
212-827-0020
Andrew Mielach
amielach@tiberend.com
or
Jason Rando
jrando@tiberend.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Saladax Biomedical, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Saladax Biomedical, Inc. Completes $9 Million Debt Financing With GE Capital
2. Saladax Biomedical, Inc. Announces Pacific Rim Commercialization Team in Australia and China
3. Saladax Biomedicals 5-FU Personalized Chemotherapy Management (PCM(R)) Assay CE Marked for Distribution in the EU
4. Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. and Boston Biomedical, Inc. Enter Strategic Partnership on Anti-Cancer Drugs Targeting Cancer Stem Cells
5. BINDER BIOMEDICAL, INC. Announces Official Launch of the NEWTON™ Intervertebral Body Fusion Spinal Spacer System
6. Binder Biomedical, Inc. Announces the Release of the X-GRAFT(TM) Interspinous Device, as Part of Their QUANTUM(TM) Line of Spinal Allograft Devices, Manufactured at the University of Miami Tissue Bank
7. I-Flow Corporation Enters into Exclusive Government Distribution Agreement With Buffalo Supply, Inc.
8. Scottish Executive Awards Varian Medical Systems Major Contract to Supply Advanced Radiotherapy Equipment to Scotlands Five Cancer Centers
9. Watson Enters into Agreement to Acquire Products Related to Perrigos Acquisition of Paddock Laboratories
10. Newport Audiology Centers to Turn Up the Volume In Nashville
11. Double Eagle Holdings Enters Into Supply Agreement with Platform Delivery Technologies Inc.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/6/2016)... VIEW, Delaware , December 6, 2016 Breast ... as per a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. ... ... GMI logo , ... Increasing global population, growing women employment rates and rising consumer awareness ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... Dec. 6, 2016  BioAtla, LLC, a ... of Conditionally Active Biologic (CAB) antibody therapeutics, ... Group Company, Limited (Sinobioway) selected their first ... specific program candidates and the targeted indications ... and Sinobioway entered into a strategic collaboration ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ON HUDSON, N.Y. , Dec. 6, 2016 ... there,s now a reason to be hopeful.  A ... way to a less anxious life. ... Robert Buck, the psychotherapist who ... represent a breakthrough approach to overcoming anxiety and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/6/2016)... Arizona (PRWEB) , ... December ... ... product launched on Friday, November 25th, when SevenPoint2 released the much-anticipated HydroFX ... and all-new eye-catching label design. Featuring one of the world’s most powerful ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... , ... December 06, 2016 , ... ... fascinating recount of a powerful woman's story of sacrifice and enlightenment. ... of published author, Carolyn Fryer. Always looking for creative outlets, Carolyn gravitated toward ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... The OSHA Training Center ... Education Center headquartered in Northern California, has announced the addition of a Public ... health training to public sector employees. , “The primary goal of the Public ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... ... December 05, 2016 , ... What: Shriners Hospitals for Children, ... Pole to our patients – using a video monitor and web-enabled camera. Santa visits ... transform the Auditorium into a Christmas Wonderland, which is where the video connection to ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... ... December 05, 2016 , ... The ... care facility – Avamere Transitional Care of Puget Sound ; located at ... health care center will provide patients recovering from illness or injury with intensive ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):