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China PharmaHub Corp. Introduces a 'Magic Bullet' Liver Cancer Therapy to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, and Bangladesh
Date:8/26/2010

therapy combats tumors in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), commonly known as primary liver cancer, who cannot be treated with surgery, and are awaiting an organ transplant.

As the exclusive distributor in the Greater China Region, Singapore, Malaysia and Bangladesh of this new form of liver cancer treatment, PharmaHub believes that the therapy offers a solution to the problem of malignant liver cancer in Southeast Asia where approximately three-quarters of the cases of liver cancer worldwide are found. China, alone, has the highest number of liver cancer patients worldwide, approximately one-half of the world HCC population, with more than 350,000 new cases diagnosed each year, a number that is expected by Management to continue to rise in the coming years. As projected by IMS Health, China will become the world's third-largest pharmaceutical market by 2011, growing by more than 20% annually. Oncology is among the top five therapy classes in China, which recorded a staggering 27% compound annual growth rate ("CAGR") from 2005-2009 and is poised to achieve similar gains through 2015.

Richard Lui, CEO of PharmaHub stated, "We are thrilled with this opportunity to take a leadership role in introducing this type of radioembolization treatment for inoperable liver cancer in China and Southeast Asia. This therapy is a pioneering alternative to surgery, chemotherapy and other radiation therapies in current usage. Overall, the treatment can cause fewer and milder side effects than other current treatments and offers the convenience of outpatient therapy at a significantly lower price than the more conventional treatments."

"PharmaHub plans to immediately set up clinical studies in China to test wider applications of the medical technology, not only for liver but other cancers, then move to commercialization of the procedure in a cost-effective and reliable manner throughout China," stated Mr. Lui.   "We also foresee the potential medic
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