Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB:PVCT) (http://www.pvct.com),
a development-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company,
announced today that data on treatment of cutaneous melanoma using its
investigational drug PV-10 have been selected to be part of the Poster
Highlights Session of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Annual Meeting this year at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, May 30-June 3,
2014. The time and date of the session are expected to be available on
the ASCO website, http://am.asco.org,
on April 21, 2014.
Sanjiv S. Agarwala, MD, is lead author of abstract #9027, entitled
"Efficacy of intralesional Rose Bengal in patients receiving injection
of all existing melanoma in phase II study PV-10-MM-02."
Craig Dees, PhD, CEO of Provetus said, "Being selected for the Poster
Highlights Session is an honor, and we look forward to sharing the
results of our Phase 2 study with attendees."
Provectus has recently submitted an application to the FDA for
breakthrough therapy designation for PV-10 based on the results from its
Phase 2 clinical study related to cutaneous melanoma and is researching
its efficacy for other indications.
About Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Provectus Biopharmaceuticals specializes in developing oncology and
dermatology therapies. Its novel oncology drug PV-10 is designed to
selectively target and destroy cancer cells without harming surrounding
healthy tissue, significantly reducing potential for systemic side
effects. Its oncology focus is on melanoma, breast cancer and cancers of
the liver. The Company has received orphan drug designations from the
FDA for its melanoma and hepatocellular carcinoma indications. Its
dermatological drug PH-10 also targets abnormal or diseased cells, with
the current focus on psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Provectus has
recently completed Phase 2 trials of PV-10 as a therapy for metastatic
melanoma, and of PH-10 as a topical treatment for atopic dermatitis and
psoriasis. Information about these and the Company's other clinical
trials can be found at the NIH registry, www.clinicaltrials.gov.
For additional information about Provectus please visit the Company's
website at www.pvct.com
or contact Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc.
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: The forward-looking statements contained
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actual results to differ materially from those reflected in the
forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue
reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect management's
analysis only as of the date hereof. The company undertakes no
obligation to publicly revise these forward-looking statements to
reflect events or circumstances that arise after the date thereof.
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