Nanotechnology Now





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Nanostart-owned MagForce publishes study results of Nano-Cancer® therapy in leading medical journal

Abstract:
* Detailed information shared with international medical and scientific community
* European product launch scheduled for first quarter of 2011
* Further strategic steps in planning

Nanostart-owned MagForce publishes study results of Nano-Cancer® therapy in leading medical journal

Berlin / Frankfurt | Posted on September 22nd, 2010

The internationally renowned Journal of Neuro-Oncology has published the results of a clinical study by MagForce Nanotechnologies AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange:MF6), a majority-owned portfolio company of Nanostart AG, demonstrating the effectiveness of its Nano-Cancer® therapy in the treatment of patients with recurrent glioblastoma. These clinical trials served as the basis for EU regulatory approval, received in June 2010, of this revolutionary new approach to treating solid tumors.

The Journal of Neuro-Oncology is an international multi-disciplinary journal encompassing basic, applied, and clinical investigations in all research areas as they relate to cancer and the central nervous system. It provides a single forum for communication among neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiotherapists, medical oncologists, neuropathologists, neurodiagnosticians, and laboratory-based oncologists conducting relevant research.

With this publication in the Journal of Neuro-Oncology, the detailed results of clinical trials demonstrating the effectiveness of Nano-Cancer® therapy have now for the first time been shared with the international scientific and medical community.

According to statements made by Dr. Peter Heinrich, CEO of MagForce Nanotechnologies, the company is currently planning further strategic steps. Product introduction, starting with the German market, is schedule to commence in the first quarter of 2011. Sale and marketing teams for product commercialization, as well as the needed infrastructure, are currently being put in place. In addition, other clinical trials will be initiated, and the company will be structured to optimally serve the international market.

The full journal article, entitled "Efficacy and safety of intratumoral thermotherapy using magnetic iron-oxide nanoparticles combined with external beam radiotherapy on patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme," may be found at www.springerlink.com/content/u27ll42612302123/ or www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20845061

The study reported on the treatment of 59 cancer patients suffering from recurrent glioblastoma, a particularly aggressive form of brain tumor. Using Nano-Cancer® therapy in conjunction with radiotherapy, the median survival time of the patient group was 13.4 months, compared to 6.2 months using existing conventional therapies in a control study. The median survival time was thus more than doubled, a significant increase. In addition, the new therapy offers the advantage of minimal side effects and reduced patient discomfort compared to existing therapeutic alternatives.

####

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Nanostart AG
Public Relations
Dr. Hans Joachim Dürr
Goethestrasse 26-28
D-60313 Frankfurt
Germany
phone: +49 (0)69-21 93 96 111
fax: +49 (0)69-21 93 96 122

Copyright © Nanostart

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Chitosan coated, chemotherapy packed nanoparticles may target cancer stem cells June 30th, 2015

BASF and Fraunhofer IPMS-CNT jointly develop electronic materials June 30th, 2015

Researchers from the UCA, key players in a pioneering study that may explain the origin of several digestive diseases June 30th, 2015

Oxford Instruments’ TritonXL Cryofree dilution refrigerator selected for the Oxford NQIT Quantum Technology Hub project June 30th, 2015

Nanomedicine

Chitosan coated, chemotherapy packed nanoparticles may target cancer stem cells June 30th, 2015

Researchers from the UCA, key players in a pioneering study that may explain the origin of several digestive diseases June 30th, 2015

Efforts to Use Smart Nanocarriers to Cure Leukemia Yield Promising Results June 29th, 2015

Chivalrous Knight Does Pro Bono June 27th, 2015

Announcements

BASF and Fraunhofer IPMS-CNT jointly develop electronic materials June 30th, 2015

Graphene flexes its electronic muscles: Rice-led researchers calculate electrical properties of carbon cones, other shapes June 30th, 2015

Researchers from the UCA, key players in a pioneering study that may explain the origin of several digestive diseases June 30th, 2015

Oxford Instruments’ TritonXL Cryofree dilution refrigerator selected for the Oxford NQIT Quantum Technology Hub project June 30th, 2015

Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers

Chitosan coated, chemotherapy packed nanoparticles may target cancer stem cells June 30th, 2015

Graphene flexes its electronic muscles: Rice-led researchers calculate electrical properties of carbon cones, other shapes June 30th, 2015

Researchers from the UCA, key players in a pioneering study that may explain the origin of several digestive diseases June 30th, 2015

Visible Light-Sensitive Photocatalysts Used for Purification of Contaminated Water in Iran June 30th, 2015

Nanobiotechnology

Nanometric sensor designed to detect herbicides can help diagnose multiple sclerosis June 23rd, 2015

Newly-Developed Biosensor in Iran Detects Cocaine Addiction June 23rd, 2015

Researchers first to show that Saharan silver ants can control electromagnetic waves over an extremely broad range of the electromagnetic spectrum—findings may lead to biologically inspired coatings for passive radiative cooling of objects June 19th, 2015

Cellulose from wood can be printed in 3-D June 17th, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More










ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project