KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:PVCT) (www.pvct.com), a development-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company (the "Company" or "Provectus"), will have clinical data on PV-10 presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology’s 2014 Congress in Madrid, Spain.
The presentation, titled "Subgroup efficacy in patients receiving intralesional rose bengal to all existing melanoma in phase II study PV-10-MM-02," will be held on Sunday, September 28, 2014, beginning at 12:45 pm local time.
Dr. Craig Dees, PhD, CEO of Provectus, said, "Provectus is happy to see our PV-10 data on melanoma shared with those attending the ESMO Congress this year."
PV-10, a 10% solution of Rose Bengal that is currently being examined as a novel cancer therapeutic, is designed for injection into solid tumors (intralesional administration), thereby reducing potential for systemic side effects.
About the European Society for Medical Oncology
The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) is the leading European professional organization committed to advancing the specialty of medical oncology and promoting a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment and care.
ESMO’s mission is to advance cancer care and cure through fostering and disseminating good science that leads to better medicine and determines best practice.
ESMO’s scientific journal, Annals of Oncology, ranks among the top clinical oncology journals worldwide. ESMO events are the meeting place in Europe for medical oncologists to update their knowledge, to network and to exchange ideas.
To find out more about ESMO, please visit: www.esmo.org
About Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Provectus Biopharmaceuticals specializes in developing oncology and dermatology therapies. PV-10, its novel investigational drug for cancer, is designed for injection into solid tumors (intralesional administration), thereby reducing potential for systemic side effects. Its oncology focus is on melanoma, breast cancer and cancers of the liver. The Company has received orphan drug designations from the FDA for its melanoma and hepatocellular carcinoma indications. PH-10, its topical investigational drug for dermatology, is undergoing clinical testing for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Provectus has recently completed Phase 2 trials of PV-10 as a therapy for metastatic melanoma, and of PH-10 as a topical treatment for atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. Information about these and the Company's other clinical trials can be found at the NIH registry, www.clinicaltrials.gov. For additional information about Provectus please visit the Company's website at www.pvct.com or contact Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc.
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