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Noxopharm to Pursue Major Opportunity in Brain Cancer

Potential for Fundamental Change in the Treatment of Brain Cancer

  • Noxopharm commences a research program pursuing a novel approach to the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer
  • Based on recent international research showing key role of the brain chemical, glutamate, in driving aggressive growth of GBM
  • Noxopharm owns what it believes to be world-leading technology in glutamate-inhibition
  • Major opportunity to slow GBM growth and help preserve normal brain function

Sydney, 18 October 2019: Noxopharm (ASX: NOX) announces that it will apply its glutamate- inhibition technology to the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).

GBM remains a poorly managed cancer, with surgery, radiotherapy and the chemotherapy drug, temozolomide, the current standard of care, offering median survival of only 12-15 months.

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