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.”
“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.”
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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 www.cnbxpharma.com . For the latest updates on Cannabics Pharmaceuticals follow the Company on Twitter @Cannabics, Facebook @CannabicsPharmaceuticals, LinkedIn, and on [email protected]_Pharmaceuticals.
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