VG Life Sciences, Inc. (VGLS) Expands Ovarian Cancer Trial; Approved to Study Treatment of Breast, Colon, Lung, Liver and Pancreas Cancer
1/15/2013 9:42:44 AM
SAN MARINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VG Life Sciences (OTC Pink: VGLS), has received approval from the Institutional Review Board of the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio to expand the types of cancers being studied in the Company’s ongoing physician-initiated Phase 1 clinical trial. The IRB action allows the study to immediately broaden scope to the treatment of all solid tumors, which includes a wide and diverse range of cancer types including breast, colon, lung, liver and pancreas cancer. Effective immediately, principal investigator Dr. Tyler Curiel will begin screening patients with all solid tumors to study the safety of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in combination with sorafenib (marketed as Nexevar™ by Bayer AG). VG Life Sciences holds the exclusive worldwide license to the body of patents underlying the use of MDT compounds in the treatment of cancers.