Cannabics Pharmaceutical’s Interim in-vivo Study Results Show a 27% Lower Tumor Volume in Mice Treated with Company’s Proprietary Drug Candidate for Colorectal Cancer


TEL AVIV, Israel and BETHESDA, Maryland, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/

Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB:CNBX ), a global leader in the development of cancer related cannabinoid-based medicines, announced today that it has obtained interim results for its ongoing in-vivo study evaluating the efficacy of the company’s proprietary drug candidate RCC-33 for colorectal cancer in nude-mice. The interim results show a 27% reduction in tumor volume in mice exposed to RCC-33 in comparison with sham control mice. Both groups were inoculated with colorectal cancer cells. Daily doses of intraperitoneal (IP) delivery of RCC-33 or sham were initiated on day 5. Differences in tumor volume between the two groups were first observed after 5 days of treatment (day 10). Interim results of a 27% reduction in tumor volume were recorded after 12 days of treatment (day 17), with p-value=0.022. Study is ongoing.

Gabriel Yariv, Cannabics Pharmaceuticals’ President and COO said: “Developing innovative formulations to combat colorectal cancer is a worthy cause. Colorectal cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer worldwide and the second most lethal. That said, 67% of colorectal cancer patients undergoing currently available treatments survive for 5 years or longer. Accordingly, our objective with RCC-33 is to be able to demonstrate its efficacy and enter an official FDA track, eventually reaching a position where we can potentially help a large group of people get better and live longer; this is our ultimate goal and today marks an important step in the right direction.”

Effect of Cannbics TM RCC-33 on Tumor Development in Mice Inoculated with Human Colorectal Cancer CellsDr. Eyal Ballan, Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Co-founder and CTO said:

“Today’s interim results mark an important milestone for the company. Seeing our formulation cause attenuation in tumor growth, in-vivo, and already within 12 days of treatment, is a clear indicator and an encouragement for us to continue with our focus and efforts in the direction we chose and believe in.”

About Cannabics Pharmaceuticals:

Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB:CNBX ) is a U.S. public company and a global leader in the development of cancer related cannabinoid-based medicines. The Company’s R&D is based in Israel, where it is licensed by the Ministry of Health to conduct scientific and clinical research on cannabinoid formulations and cancer. For more information, please visit . For the latest updates on Cannabics Pharmaceuticals follow the Company on Twitter @Cannabics, Facebook @CannabicsPharmaceuticals, LinkedIn, and on Instagram@Cannabics_Pharmaceuticals.


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