Zhejiang Hisun Pharma inlicenses China rights to liver cancer drug (ThermoDox) from Celsion Corporation

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Heatactivated liposome encapsulated doxorubicin – NIHR Horizon Heatactivated liposome encapsulated doxorubicin (ThermoDox) for hepatocellular carcinoma.

Zhejiang Hisun Pharma inlicenses China rights to liver cancer drug (ThermoDox) from Celsion Corporation

Celsion Corporation  a leading oncology drug development company, and Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. a leading Chinese pharmaceutical company, today announced that they have entered into a technology development agreement for ThermoDox® for the greater China territory.

About ThermoDox

ThermoDox® is a proprietary heat-activated liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin, an approved and frequently used oncology drug for the treatment of a wide range of cancers. For primary liver cancer, ThermoDox® is being evaluated in a 700 patient global Phase III study at 79 clinical sites under an FDA Special Protocol Assessment.

The study is designed to evaluate the efficacy of ThermoDox® in combination with RFA when compared to patients who receive RFA alone…

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