Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB:PVCT), a clinical-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company (“Provectus” or the “Company”), today announced that researchers will present data on the treatment of pancreatic cancer with PV-10, an investigational ablative immunotherapy under development by Provectus for solid tumor cancers, at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).
The poster, “Intralesional injection with rose bengal and systemic chemotherapy induces anti-tumor immunity in a murine model of pancreatic cancer,” will detail research undertaken at Moffitt Cancer Center by a team of scientists led by Shari Pilon-Thomas.
Dr. Pilon-Thomas has informed Provectus that she will be present Saturday, November 12 at both the SITC luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as well as the Poster Reception from 6:45 to 8:00 p.m.
The poster presentation is number 264. The full abstract will be available on line at SITCancer.org on November 8 according to conference organizers.
The 31st SITC Annual Meeting and Associated Programs will be held November 9-13 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.
The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is the world’s leading member-driven organization specifically dedicated to professionals working in the field of cancer immunology and immunotherapy. Established in 1984, SITC is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with a growing constituency of academic, government, industry, clinical and basic scientists, and practitioners from around the world.
Through emphasis on high-caliber scientific meetings; dedication to education and outreach activities; focus on initiatives of major importance in the field; and commitment to collaborations with like-minded domestic and international organizations, government and regulatory agencies, associations and patient advocacy groups, SITC brings together all aspects of the cancer immunology and immunotherapy community.
About Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Provectus Biopharmaceuticals is investigating new therapies for the treatment of skin cancer, liver cancer and breast cancer. Provectus’ investigational oncology drug, PV-10, is an ablative immunotherapy under investigation in solid tumor cancers. 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 can be found at the NIH registry, www.clinicaltrials.gov. For additional information about Provectus, please visit the Company’s website at www.provectusbio.com or contact Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc.