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  • Results for the third quarter of 2017
    Oslo, Norway, 7 November 2017: Photocure ASA (OSE:PHO), today reported a revenue growth of 45% for the important US market in the third quarter of 2017, contributing to Hexvix/Cysview revenues of NOK 35.5 million (Q3 2016: NOK 31.6) and an EBITDA of NOK -0.2 million for the commercial franchise. Following the new Medicare reimbursement from 2018, Photocure increases the annual revenue ambition for 2020 to a range of USD 20 to 25 million.
    08 Nov 2017
  • U.S. CMS improves reimbursement for Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview®

    Oslo, Norway, November 2, 2017: Photocure ASA (OSE: PHO), announced today that the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a Final Rule stating that it will reimburse hospital outpatient departments for certain Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC™) with Cysview® procedures from January 1, 2018.

    02 Nov 2017
  • Presentation of the third quarter 2017 results
    Photocure will present its third quarter report on Wednesday 8 November 2017 at Hotel Continental, Oslo, Norway.
    31 Oct 2017
  • “Is there a role for Blue Light Flexible Cystoscopy in the surveillance of Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer”?
    Highlights from the 15th meeting of the International Bladder Cancer Network, Lisbon, Portugal October 21st – 23rd, 2017.
    30 Oct 2017
  • BLC™ with Cysview®/Hexvix® real World Data presented at the Société Internationale d’Urologie 2017 Annual meeting

    Oslo, Norway, October 23, 2017 Photocure ASA announced that new data from the Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC™) with Cysview®/Hexvix® registry study were presented at the 37th Société Internationale d’Urologie (SIU) Annual meeting, October 19-22, Lisbon, Portugal.

    23 Oct 2017
  • FDA grants priority review for Cysview® supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA)
    Oslo, Norway, October 18, Photocure ASA (OSE: PHO) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Cysview® on a priority review basis. With the FDA granting a priority review, a decision is expected in the first half of 2018.
    18 Oct 2017
  • Photocure sponsored session at the SIU Congress, October 19th
    Photocure is supporting a Societe Internationale d’Urologie (SIU) educational program on Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC™) with Hexvix®/Cysview®. The first module is an expert panel debate on White Light versus Blue Light Cystoscopy in evaluating Bladder cancer. The second module will be available on-line in 2018, and will feature “Hints and Tips” on getting the most out of the technology.
    16 Oct 2017
  • Results for second quarter and first half year of 2017
    Oslo, Norway, 23 August 2017: Photocure ASA (OSE:PHO), today reported a Hexvix/Cysview revenue growth of 10% to NOK 37.6 million in the second quarter of 2017 (Q2 2016: NOK 34.2), with an EBITDA of NOK 4.7 million for the Hexvix/Cysview commercial franchise. The company reported a revenue growth of 55% for the important US market, were the company recently has announced several significant developments.
    23 Aug 2017
  • Blue Light Cystoscopy with Hexvix® reduces recurrence rate at 3 years in real-life experience study
    Oslo, Norway, August 18, 2017: Photocure ASA (OSE: PHO) today announced that a prospective controlled study investigating the introduction of Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC™) with Hexvix® at first presentation in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) in routine clinical practice has been published in the World Journal of Urology.
    18 Aug 2017
  • Presentation of the second quarter and first half year 2017 results
    Photocure will present its second quarter and first half year report on Wednesday 23 August 2017 at Hotel Continental, Oslo, Norway.
    16 Aug 2017
  • Photocure files supplemental New Drug Application with FDA for Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC™) with Cysview®
    Oslo, Norway, August 16th Photocure ASA (OSE: PHO) announced today that it has filed a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for BLC™ with Cysview® for use during surveillance cystoscopy to detect recurrence of bladder cancer using a flexible cystoscope.
    16 Aug 2017
  • First European study to show that Blue Light Flexible Cystoscopy with Hexvix® can replace conventional follow up of CIS patients
    Oslo, Norway, July 31,2017: Photocure ASA (OSE: PHO) today announced that a study investigating the use of Blue Light Flexible Cystoscopy with Hexvix® (BLFC™) in patients with Carcinoma in Situ (CIS) has been published in the Scandinavian Journal of Urology.
    31 Jul 2017
  • UPDATE ON MEDICARE REIMBURSEMENT FOR BLUE LIGHT CYSTOSCOPY WITH CYSVIEW®

    Oslo, Norway, July 17, 2017: Photocure ASA (OSE: PHO), announced today that the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the Proposed Rule outlining its 2018 plan to reimburse hospital outpatient departments using Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLCTM) with Cysview®. To Ensure appropriate reimbursement for BLCTM with Cysview, CMS has proposed to create a new set of codes specific to Blue Light Cystoscopy allowing for improved reimbursement for those procedures.

    17 Jul 2017
  • Studies confirm advantages of blue light cystoscopy
    New studies show that blue light cystoscopy offers a significant advantage over white light cystoscopy identifying bladder tumors, according to Gary Steinberg, MD, Professor of Surgery and Director of Urologic Oncology at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
    09 Jun 2017
  • Improved visualization, more complete TURBT
    Interview with Dr. Joe Liao, Stanford University / Palo Alto VA Medical Center: Improved visualization, more complete TURBT.
    31 May 2017
  • Results for the first quarter of 2017
    Oslo, Norway, 23 May 2017: Photocure ASA (OSE: PHO) today reported a Hexvix/Cysview revenue growth of 9% to NOK 36.5 million in the first quarter of 2017 (Q1 2016: NOK 33.5), with an EBITDA of NOK 4.9 million for the Hexvix/Cysview commercial franchise. The company reported a growth of 32% for the important US market, were the company recently unveiled the new growth strategy towards 2020.
    23 May 2017
  • Positive data from Phase 3 US Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview® study presented at AUA 2017 meeting in Boston
    Photocure ASA today announced that new Phase 3 study results with Blue Light Flexible Cystoscopy (BLFC™) with Hexvix®/Cysview® were presented during a late-breaking plenary session at the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday May 14th. The study showed that BLFC with Cysview detected bladder cancer recurrence in 21.5% of the patients undergoing surveillance cystoscopy that otherwise would have been missed with white light (WL) alone, which is highly significant (p<0.0001).>
    15 May 2017
  • Phase 3 study investigating Blue Light Flexible Cystoscopy with Cysview® in surveillance setting meets primary endpoint

    Oslo, Norway, May 12th, 2017: Photocure ASA (Photocure, PHO:OSE), today announced that a Phase 3 trial investigating Blue Light Flexible Cystoscopy (BLFC™) with Cysview®/Hexvix® in the surveillance setting met the study primary end point. Results from the study showed a highly statistically significant improvement (p <0.0001) in the detection of patients with recurrence of bladder cancer using blfc with cysview compared to white light (wl) alone in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (nmibc) undergoing surveillance cystoscopy. detailed data from the study will be presented during a late-breaking plenary abstract session on may 14th at the american urological association, 2017 meeting.>

    12 May 2017
  • Jeremy Bahr appointed Chief Business Officer
    Oslo, Norway, May 5 2017: Photocure ASA (OSE:PHO), today announced the appointment of Jeremy Bahr as Chief Business Officer.
    05 May 2017