Nymox Pharmaceutical (NYMX) NX-1207 Prostate Cancer Trial Receives Positive Interim Safety Review From Independent Data Monitoring Committee
9/20/2012 9:52:42 AM
HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Sept. 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (Nasdaq:NYMX) is pleased to report that the Independent Data Monitoring Committee for the Company's Phase 2 study of NX-1207 for low risk localized prostate cancer (NX03-0040) has reported a positive interim safety analysis of clinical data from the first group of patients to receive either a high or low dose of NX-1207 for treatment of their localized prostate cancer. The Independent Data Monitoring Committee is an arm's length independent body mandated to conduct periodic interim safety reviews during the study. The Committee has the authority to recommend changes to the study or to halt the study in the event of unacceptable drug toxicity. The Committee's interim safety analysis found no evidence of such toxicity and accordingly the study is continuing.