Oncoinvent publishes data explaining Radspherin ® `s mechanism of action

Data describing and explaining Radspherin® `s mechanism of action has been published in the Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals.  The data further supports and supplements proof-of-principle preclinical data that the company has previously published.

An open access copy of the article can be downloaded from the Oncoinvent Publications webpage.

For further information, please contact:

Jan A. Alfheim, Chief Executive Officer                                                                          Cell: +47 46 44 00 45                                                                                                  Email: alfheim@oncoinvent.com

IR enquiries:
Ole Peter Nordby, Chief Financial Officer 
Cell: +47 41 28 71 79 
Email: nordby@oncoinvent.com

About Radspherin®

Radspherin® is a novel alpha-emitting radioactive microsphere designed for treatment of metastatic cancers in body cavities. The radium based therapeutic, Radspherin® has shown strong and consistent anticancer activity without signs of product related toxicity in preclinical studies. It is anticipated that the product can potentially treat several forms of metastatic cancer. The first clinical indication for Radspherin® will be treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis. Peritoneal carcinomatosis is one of the most serious complications of gastrointestinal and gynecological malignancies. 

About Oncoinvent

Oncoinvent AS is a privately held Norwegian company based in Oslo, Norway. The company is committed to developing new innovative products to provide better treatment options to cancer patients.

The company's founders started Oncoinvent in 2010 with a view to designing better cancer treatments by applying known physical and chemical principles of selected materials in new ways to maximize their medical benefit while minimizing potential safety concerns. This approach has allowed the company to develop a rich development pipeline and to explore multiple technological avenues before selecting a lead product candidate for preclinical testing.