1. Oncolytics Biotech® Inc. Collaborators Present Data from Clinical Study in Multiple Myeloma

    -- All Evaluable Patients to Date See Evidence of an Objective Response; Treatment Combination Associated with Statistically Significant Upregulation of PD-L1--

    CALGARYSept. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Oncolytics Biotech® Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC) (NASDAQ: ONCY) today announced that Dr. D.W. Sborov and colleagues made a poster presentation at the 15th International Myeloma Workshop (IMW). The poster presentation, entitled "Combination Carfilzomib and the Viral Oncolytic Agent REOLYSIN® in Patients with Relapsed Multiple Myeloma: A Pilot Study Investigating Viral Proliferation," discloses initial findings from a pilot study (NCI-9603) in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma treated using the combination of carfilzomib ...

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    1. These findings demonstrate that the combination of carfilzomib and REOLYSIN® shows promise in hematological malignancies like multiple myeloma and provide compelling evidence that such drug combinations promote viral replication and cancer cell death.
    2. To this point, multiple myeloma has not responded to checkpoint inhibitor therapy.
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