Advaxis, Inc. Announces Phase 1/2 Trial of ADXS-HPV in Anal Cancer Conducted by Brown University Oncology Group
2/19/2013 9:32:50 AM
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advaxis, Inc., (OTCBB: ADXS), a leader in developing the next generation of immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases, announced that the Brown University Oncology Research Group (BrUOG) will be coordinating a Phase 1/2 study of ADXS-HPV in 25 patients with HPV-associated anal cancer. Dr. Howard Safran, professor of medicine, will be principal investigator. Patients will be treated at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital (the main teaching hospitals of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University). Multiple institutions will collaborate. This non-randomized, open-label, multi-center study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of ADXS-HPV when combined with standard chemotherapy and radiation treatment for anal cancer. The primary objectives of the trial include the evaluation of adverse events and the evaluation of 6-month clinical response. The study is expected to open for enrollment February 2013.