Photocure Partner Asieris to Unveil Results of the international multicenter Phase III clinical Study for Cevira, a non-surgical treatment for cervical HSIL, at the 2024 SGO

Published: 23 February 2024Medical congresses & eventsPartnership News & Expansion

Press Release – Oslo, Norway, February 23, 2024: Photocure ASA (OSE: PHO), the Bladder Cancer Company, announces that its partner Asieris Pharmaceuticals (SSE: 688176) has communicated today that that the international multicenter Phase III clinical study of Cevira® (APL-1702), the non-surgical treatment in development for cervical high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL), has been selected for late breaking oral presentation at the 2024 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, to be held March 16-18 in San Diego, CA, USA:

  • Oral presentation: APL-1702 long-term efficacy and safety for cervical histologic high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL): results from a randomized phase Ⅲ global study
    Scientific Plenary - Scientific Plenary IV: Late Breaking Abstract Session 1, on March 17, 2024)

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO)’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer is one of the most prominent global gatherings in the field of gynecologic oncology, bringing together thousands of top experts and scholars from around the world. It showcases the latest research advancements and best clinical practices in the field of gynecologic oncology.

Read Asieris’ full media release here:

Cevira is a breakthrough photodynamic drug-device combination product that is being developed for non-surgical treatment of high-grade precancerous lesions of the cervix. Photocure developed Cevira through Phase 1 and Phase 2 trials, and the global rights for development and commercialization were out-licensed to Asieris Meditech Co., Ltd in 2019. Asieris is a global biopharma company specializing in discovering, developing and commercializing innovative drugs for the treatment of genitourinary tumors and other related diseases.


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