Provectus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: PVCT, http://www.pvct.com), a development-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company, announces that data on PV-10 for metastatic melanoma will be included in a presentation at the HemOnc Today - Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies Conference on Friday, March 22, 2013 in New York.
Dr. Robert H.I. Andtbacka, Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology, Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, is scheduled to present during conference session on Local-Regional Therapy. His presentation, “Current Status of Injectable Therapy” begins at 1:55 p.m., EDT. This session will be moderated by Sanjiv S. Agarwala, MD, Principal Investigator for the Phase 2 trial of PV-10, and Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology at St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network in Bethlehem, PA.
Dr. Craig Dees, PhD, CEO of Provectus said, "We are pleased to be participating in this important conference. We expect Dr. Andtbacka’s presentation will support PV-10’s utility in the treatment of metastatic melanoma.”
About Provectus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Provectus Pharmaceuticals specializes in developing oncology and dermatology therapies. Its novel oncology drug PV-10 is designed to selectively target and destroy cancer cells without harming surrounding healthy tissue, significantly reducing potential for systemic side effects. Its oncology focus is on melanoma, breast cancer and cancers of the liver. The Company has received orphan drug designations from the FDA for its melanoma and hepatocellular carcinoma indications. Its dermatological drug PH-10 also targets abnormal or diseased cells, with the current focus on psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Provectus has recently completed Phase 2 trials of PV-10 as a therapy for metastatic melanoma, and of PH-10 as a topical treatment for atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. Information about these and the Company's other clinical trials can be found at the NIH registry, www.clinicaltrials.gov. For additional information about Provectus please visit the Company's website at www.pvct.com or contact Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: The forward-looking statements contained herein are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect management's analysis only as of the date hereof. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly revise these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that arise after the date thereof.