Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) announced today that Executive Chairman William Doyle will present at the New York Academy of Sciences’ 13th Key Symposium 2016: Bioelectronic Medicine – Technology Targeting Molecular Mechanisms on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Mr. Doyle’s presentation “Tumor Treating Fields – A Novel Cancer Therapy Utilizing Alternating Electric Fields” will focus on Novocure’s innovative treatment for solid tumors.
The symposium brings together thought leaders of bioelectronic medicine, which NYAS describes as the epicenter of where healthcare, technology and science converge and a science that may change the future of therapies for a wide variety of diseases.
“I am honored to share the science of Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) at this prestigious event,” Mr. Doyle said. “Treatment with TTFields significantly prolongs survival of patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma without the cancer therapy side effects that commonly compromise quality of life. We are committed to bringing TTFields therapy to GBM patients and to advancing our clinical pipeline in other solid tumor cancers.”
Novocure is a commercial-stage oncology company developing a novel, proprietary therapy called Tumor Treating Fields, or TTFields, for the treatment of solid tumor cancers. Headquartered in Jersey, Novocure has U.S. operations in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Malvern, Pennsylvania, and New York City. Additionally, the company has offices in Germany, Switzerland and Japan, and a research center in Haifa, Israel. For additional information about the company, please visit www.novocure.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/novocure.
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Last updated on: 15/09/2016
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