SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated (OTCBB:ONCS), which is developing its advanced-stage Oncology Medical System (OMS) ElectroOncology therapies to treat solid tumor cancers, today announced that Punit Dhillon, President and CEO has written an article for the January 2012 issue of Drug Discovery News outlining cutting-edge strategies for the treatment of solid tumors.
The article, titled "Examining recent approaches to treating solid tumors," notes the urgent need to develop new treatments, outlines some challenges of conventional approaches, and details some promising new strategies, including targeting tumors without affecting any of the surrounding healthy tissue using the electroporation technique that is the focus of OncoSec's OMS ElectroOncology therapies.
To read the article in its entirety, please visit the following link: http://www.drugdiscoverynews.com/index.php?newsarticle=5675
About OncoSec Medical Inc.
OncoSec Medical Incorporated (OTCBB: ONCS) develops novel OMS ElectroOncology therapies that combine its proprietary electroporation delivery technology with a chemotherapeutic or novel DNA-based immunotherapeutics. Targeted local delivery of these agents is designed to achieve selective destruction of cancerous tumors while sparing healthy normal tissue, resulting in improved functional, cosmetic and quality of life outcomes. OMS ElectroChemotherapy has achieved validating safety and efficacy data in early and late stage clinical studies of over 400 cancer patients. OncoSec's clinical programs include three Phase II clinical trials for OMS ElectroImmunotherapy targeting lethal skin cancers. More information is available at www.oncosec.com. Additional information may also be found at OncoSec's Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn sites.
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