Nascent Biotech Announces Orphan Drug Designation for Pancreatic Cancer
Vero Beach, April 25th, 2016 – Nascent Biotech, Inc., (OTC.NBIO) is pleased to announce that it has been granted Orphan Drug Designation from the Office of Orphan Products Development of the FDA for its Pritumumab product for the treatment of Pancreatic cancer. According to Industry statistics, there are approximately 49,000 new cases of Pancreatic Cancer in the United States, annually, with a five year survival rate of 7% and few viable treatment options. This is the second Orphan Drug Designation Granted to Nascent Biotech from the FDA, the first being for use in Primary Brain Cancer.
Dr. Mark Glassy, Nascent Biotech’s founder and Advisory Board Chairman stated, “”It is very satisfying that the FDA has acknowledged the power and importance of Pritumumab in its broad effectiveness in cancer, especially in the un-met need of pancreatic cancer.” He further stated that “We hope to continue to identify additional Orphan Drug Cancers for which Pritumumab will have a significant therapeutic benefit.”
About Nascent Biotech, Inc.:
Nascent Biotech, Inc is a clinical-stage biotech company engaged in the development of monoclonal antibodies to be used in the treatment of various cancers. Its products are not commercially available. For further information please visit our website www.nascentbiotech.com.
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