Novocure’s Optune® (NovoTTF-100A) Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma

Optune is the first MHLW-approved therapy in more than a decade to demonstrate statistically and clinically significant extension of survival in newly diagnosed GBM patients ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) announced today that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has approved Optune® (NovoTTF-100A) – Novocure’s Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) delivery system …

Novocure to Participate in 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) announced today that it will participate in the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Jan. 11, 2017, in San Francisco. William Doyle, Novocure’s Executive Chairman, will speak on behalf of the company and address questions from analysts. Mr. Doyle’s presentation will begin at 2 p.m. PST and will …

Novocure Presents Phase 2 Pilot INNOVATE Trial Results Suggesting Tumor Treating Fields Plus Paclitaxel may be Safe as First-Line Treatment and may Improve Survival of Patients with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

Topline results demonstrate strong efficacy signals and support planning of phase 3 pivotal trial of TTFields in recurrent ovarian cancer ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) presented data on Dec. 12, 2016, from its phase 2 pilot INNOVATE clinical trial at its research and development day suggesting that Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) in combination with …

Novocure Presents Second Cohort of Phase 2 Pilot PANOVA Trial Results Suggesting Tumor Treating Fields Plus Nab-Paclitaxel and Gemcitabine may be Safe as First-Line Treatment and may Improve One-Year Survival Rate of Patients with Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Progression free survival and one-year survival rate of patients treated with Tumor Treating Fields plus nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine were more than double those of nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine-treated historical controls ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) presented data on Dec. 12, 2016, from its phase 2 pilot PANOVA clinical trial at its research and development day …

Novocure Announces Agenda for Research and Development Day on Dec. 12, 2016

Speakers will share new data from Novocure’s phase 2 pilot trials in pancreatic and ovarian cancers ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) announced today the agenda for the company’s research and development day for analysts and investors, which will begin at 1 p.m. EST on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, in New York City. The event …

Long-Term Analysis of All 695 Patients Enrolled in Novocure’s Phase 3 Pivotal Trial in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Confirms Successful Interim Analysis Results and Demonstrates Superior Two- and Four-Year Survival Rates

Patients treated with Optune® together with temozolomide demonstrated a significant increase in progression free and overall survival compared to patients treated with temozolomide alone ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novocure (NASDAQ:NVCR) announced today that a long-term analysis of the full trial cohort from its phase 3 pivotal EF-14 trial of Optune® in combination with temozolomide for the …

Novocure Presents Interim STELLAR Results at IASLC Suggesting Treatment with Tumor Treating Fields Plus Chemotherapy may Extend Survival of Patients with Mesothelioma

One-year survival rates of patients treated with Tumor Treating Fields combined with pemetrexed and cisplatin or carboplatin were more than 58% greater than historical control data ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) announced today that data will be presented from STELLAR, its ongoing phase 2 pilot clinical trial in mesothelioma, at the International Association for …

Novocure Sponsors Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee as Keynote Speaker of 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology

Dr. Mukherjee wrote Pulitzer Prize-Winning book The Emperor of All Maladies and New York Times bestseller The Gene. ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novocure (NASDAQ:NVCR) announced today that it has sponsored Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee as the keynote speaker of the 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology on Nov. 19, 2016, in …

Novocure Announces 38 Presentations on Tumor Treating Fields at 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Neuro-Oncology

28 of 38 abstracts were prepared by external researchers, representing increasing interest in Novocure’s proprietary therapy ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novocure (NASDAQ:NVCR) announced today that 38 abstracts focusing on Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) will be presented at the 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) on Nov. 17-20, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Of the …

United Healthcare Issues Positive Coverage Decision for Optune

As of Jan. 1, 2017, more than 177 million Americans will have coverage of Optune as a treatment for newly diagnosed and/or recurrent glioblastoma ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novocure (NASDAQ:NVCR) announced today that United Healthcare will cover Optune as an adjunctive therapy for the treatment of glioblastoma (GBM) when used according to FDA labeled indications and …