Prostate cancer study to be initiated at Uppsala University Hospital with NanoZolid technology®
UPPSALA, SWEDEN – LIDDS AB (publ) announced today that an application for a new clinical study at Uppsala University Hospital has been submitted. The study will assess intratumoral injections of NZ-DTX Depot, containing the cytotoxic agent docetaxel, in men with prostate cancer who are scheduled for prostatectomy. The trial is originated by the principal investigator of the trial, Dr Michael Häggman, Associate Professor at the Department of Surgical Sciences in Urology, Uppsala University Hospital.
The study is planned to start in mid of this year and it will enroll 10- 15 patients to be treated with NZ-DTX prior to planned surgery.
“The NanoZolid technology is suitable to combine with the MRI/TRUS injection technique for a high precision intratumoral delivery of NZ-DTX Depot. Treating patients prior to removal of the prostate gland will provide exhaustive information with regards to local effects in the tumor and surrounding tissue”, commented Dr Michael Häggman.
“We are very pleased to see that yet again our NanoZolid technology retains interest as NZ-DTX Depot for intratumoral injections in localized prostate cancer will be investigated. Dr Häggman has vast experience of local treatments of prostate cancer and this study will contribute to a stronger understanding of a broad range of oncology effects in prostate cancer tumors“, said Monica Wallter, CEO of LIDDS.
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Monica Wallter, CEO, +46 (0)737 07 09 22, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the aforementioned contact person, on April 16 at 09:00 CET.
LIDDS AB (publ) is a Swedish-based pharmaceutical company with a unique drug delivery technology: NanoZolid®. NanoZolid is superior to any drug delivery technology in its ability to provide a controlled and sustained release of active drug substances for up to six months. LIDDS has licensing agreements where NanoZolid is combined with antiandrogens and in-house development projects for cytostatics and immunoactive agents. LIDDS shares are listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market (LIDDS). Redeye AB is the Certified Adviser to LIDDS (+46 (0) 8 121 576 90, email: email@example.com) For more information, please visit www.liddspharma.com.
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