DelMar Pharmaceuticals to Present Interim Clinical Data for Ongoing VAL-083 Glioblastoma Multiforme Trial at ASCO
VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") today announced that the Company will present an abstract entitled, "Phase I/II study of dianhydrogalactitol (VAL-083) in patients with recurrent malignant glioblastoma multiforme (GBM)," at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), which is being held May 30th to June 3rd at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.
DelMar will present new clinical data from its ongoing brain cancer clinical trial with VAL-083 during the Central Nervous System Tumor Session on Saturday May 31st from 1:15 pm to 5:00 pm. The Company's permanent ASCO abstract (#TPS2109) can be viewed by clicking here or searching http://abstracts2.asco.org/.
For further details on DelMar's clinical trial please visit: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01478178?term=VAL--083&rank=1
About DelMar Pharma
DelMar Pharmaceuticals was founded in 2010 to develop and commercialize proven cancer therapies in new orphan drug indications where patients are failing modern targeted or biologic treatments. The Company's lead asset, VAL-083, is currently undergoing clinical trials in the United States as a potential treatment for refractory glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer. VAL-083 benefits from extensive clinical research sponsored by the U.S. National Cancer Institute and is currently approved for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) and lung cancer in China. Published pre-clinical and clinical data suggest that VAL-083 may be active against a range of tumor types via a novel mechanism of action.
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Released May 14, 2014