BriaCell Therapeutics Corp. (OTCQB: BCTXF) (TSX.V: BCT) Advances Novel Formulation of Drug Candidate in Battle against Advanced Breast Cancer

January 7, 2019 13:36:43
  • Development of frozen formulation of Bria-IMT completed for on-demand shipment to clinical sites
  • Novel formulation is easily transportable to distant locations, easy to use, safe and has improved potency; it accommodates higher patient volumes at reduced per-dose costs
  • Promising novel immunotherapy technology provides hope to patients with advanced breast cancer
  • Breast cancer remains the leading cancer diagnosed in women and the second-most common cancer overall

Immuno-oncology focused biotechnology company, BriaCell Therapeutics Corp. (OTCQB: BCTXF) (TSX.V: BCT) recently announced the imminent clinical use of a novel, frozen formulation of Bria-IMT, the company’s lead cancer drug candidate targeting the unmet medical needs of advanced breast cancer patients. Comprehensive data analysis is underway following completion of a Phase I/IIa clinical trial of Bria-IMT in a combination study with pembrolizumab – marketed as KEYTRUDA® by Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) – and listed on as NCT03328026.

The company’s frozen formulation allows for the storage of cryopreserved, ready-to-inject Bria-IMT for cold-chain overnight transport to clinical sites where it will be thawed prior to injection in patients. This unique formulation of Bria-IMT has also shown improved…

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