NEW YORK, July 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tyme Inc. (OTCQB:TYMI), a clinical stage biotechnology company developing cancer therapeutics to address multiple tumor types, today announced that Dr. Giuseppe Del Priore, Chief Medical Officer, will present at the 2017 Precision: Lung Cancer World R&D Summit.
“Even with recent therapeutic advances, lung cancer continues to have a poor prognosis for most patients and there is a great need for new treatments,” commented Dr. Del Priore. “Tyme is committed to helping develop new alternatives for lung cancer and we are excited to discussing opportunities with other scientists and business leaders from across the industry.”
Event: 2017 Precision: Lung Cancer World R&D Summit
Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time: 2:15 PM EDT
Location: Wyndam Boston Beacon Hill
Tyme Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on development and commercialization of highly targeted cancer therapeutics with a broad range of oncology indications. Its lead investigational candidate, SM-88, is a novel first-in-class therapy that is designed to use cancer’s unusual metabolism to selectively break down the cellular defenses of tumors, leading to tumor cell death. Through clinical trials and expanded access programs, SM-88 has been used in over 84 individuals and shown a clinical response in thirteen cancer types. In its first-in-human trial for end-stage, metastatic cancer patients, SM-88 treatment resulted in a median overall survival of 26 months, with 32% of patients alive at the end of the three-year evaluation period without any drug-related serious adverse events. The Company is currently conducting a Phase II trial in prostate cancer in addition to ongoing collaborations with the Mayo Clinic, Mount Sinai and other institutions. For more information, visit our website: www.tymeinc.com.
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