Celsion Corporation Announces Issuance of Two New Patents for ThermoDox®
These two new patents strengthen the global coverage of ThermoDox®, Celsion's proprietary dose form of doxorubicin based on a heat-activated liposomal platform technology, currently in Phase III development for the treatment of primary liver cancer, also known as hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The Company's Phase III OPTIMA Study is expected to enroll up to 550 patients at up to 75 clinical sites in the
"The issuance of these patents further strengthens Celsion's growing position as a leader in the development of directed chemotherapeutics designed to address some of the most difficult-to-treat cancers. In conjunction with its composition of matter patents, these new issuances broaden our intellectual property portfolio and provides for life cycle management of ThermoDox® well into the next decade. Additionally by covering the use of ThermoDox®,
ThermoDox® is currently in late stage clinical trials in primary liver cancer and recurrent chest wall breast cancer. It is positioned for use with multiple heating technologies, and has the potential for applications in the treatment of other forms of cancer including metastatic liver and non-muscle invading bladder cancers.
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