Genprex (NASDAQ: GNPX), focused on developing life-changing therapies for patients with cancer and diabetes, today announced that it joins with millions of healthcare advocates around the world in support of World Cancer Day. The designation seeks to raise awareness, elevate public understanding of the global cancer burden, promote greater equity and ensure that cancer control continues to be a priority in the world health and development agenda. “At Genprex, our primary focus is on the patients and communities we serve. Toward that end, we are relentless in our pursuit to bring innovative and life-saving oncology treatments to patients suffering with cancers for which there are limited or no treatment options,” said Rodney Varner, CEO of Genprex. “This World Cancer Day, we extend great appreciation to our research colleagues around the world who are working to alleviate the global cancer burden and to the patients who graciously offer their support through participation in clinical trials in the hope of finding new and effective treatments, not only for themselves, but for those who come after them.”
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About Genprex Inc.
Genprex is a clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on developing life-changing therapies for patients with cancer and diabetes. Genprex’s technologies are designed to administer disease-fighting genes to provide new therapies for large patient populations with cancer and diabetes who currently have limited treatment options. Genprex works with world-class institutions and collaborators to develop drug candidates to further its pipeline of gene therapies in order to provide novel treatment approaches. The company’s lead product candidate, “REQORSA(TM)” (quaratusugene ozeplasmid), is being evaluated as a treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (“NSCLC”). REQORSA has a multimodal mechanism of action that has been shown to interrupt cell signaling pathways that cause replication and proliferation of cancer cells; re-establish pathways for apoptosis, or programmed cell death, in cancer cells; and modulate the immune response against cancer cells. REQORSA has also been shown to block mechanisms that create drug resistance. In January 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted Fast Track Designation for REQORSA for NSCLC in combination therapy with osimertinib (AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso(R)) for patients with EFGR mutations whose tumors progressed after treatment with osimertinib alone. For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.Genprex.com.
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