PhytoMedical's In Vivo Toxicity and Efficacy Tests on Human Colon Cancer Deliver Promising Results
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 27, 2008 - PhytoMedical Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: PYTO) (FWB: ET6), today announced the results of its anti-cancer compound in vivo toxicity and efficacy tests on HCT116 human colon cancer cells was successful. "I am encouraged by the results of our human colon cancer toxicity and efficacy tests which is allowing us to continue to climb our developmental ladder," stated Mr. Greg Wujek, President and CEO of PhytoMedical Technologies, Inc. "We have made some significant progress this past year and look forward to moving to the next phase in our developmental pathway."
PhytoMedical initiated the anti-cancer in vivo toxicity and efficacy studies as a result of a series of successful in vitro tests that were completed on several different human cancer cells including colon, glioblastoma, small cell lung, and breast cancer lines. PhytoMedical's anti-cancer compounds are based on the science of bis-intercalation, the process by which the anti-cancer compounds bind to the DNA of a cancer cell disallowing replication and resulting in cell death.
Based on the results of this past year PhytoMedical recently signed a worldwide licensing agreement with Dartmouth College and will continue to collaborate with lead researcher Dr. Gordon Gribble and his staff.
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PhytoMedical Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: PYTO; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: ET6), together with its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a pharmaceutical company focused on research, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products.
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PhytoMedical Technologies, Inc.
Greg Wujek, 800-611-3388
President & CEO
Posted: October 2008