KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PVCT, www.pvct.com), a clinical-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company ("Provectus" or the "Company"), announced that the abstract titled, "Phase 1 Study of PV-10 for Chemoablation of Hepatocellular Cancer and Cancer Metastatic to the Liver" to be presented at the ESMO 17th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer is now available online at:
The abstract concludes "Preliminary efficacy in treatment of liver tumors with PV-10 was observed. Toxicity was transient, and treatment had acceptable tolerability. The study is continuing at three study centers with two expansion cohorts to assess response in hepatocellular carcinoma and other cancers metastatic to the liver."
Eric Wachter, PhD, Chief Technology Officer of Provectus, will be the presenter, and is scheduled to make the presentation twice during the Congress. Both presentations are scheduled for Thursday, July 2, 2015; the first is from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. and the second from 4:55 to 5:25 p.m. local time.
Once the poster has been presented at the Congress, Provectus will provide full details of its contents to the public.
About ESMO 17th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer
The ESMO 17th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer is the premier global event in the field, encompassing malignancies affecting every component of the gastrointestinal tract and aspects related to the care of patients with gastrointestinal cancer, including screening, diagnosis and the latest management options for common and uncommon tumours. It has been endorsed by leading professional societies and organizations. http://worldgicancer.com/WCGI/WGIC2015/index.asp
About Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. specializes in developing oncology and dermatology therapies. PV-10, its novel investigational drug for cancer, is designed for injection into solid tumors (intralesional administration), thereby 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. PH-10, its topical investigational drug for dermatology, is undergoing clinical testing for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Provectus has 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, including its current phase 3 study in melanoma, 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.
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