Oslo, Norway, February 8th 2017, Photocure ASA announced today a publication in the Scandinavian Journal of Urology, describing a vision for improving outcomes for patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC), and the significant role that blue light cystoscopy (BLC) with Hexvix® plays in achieving it.
Oslo, Norway, February 3, 2017 Photocure ASA (OSE: PHO), announced today that it has completed enrollment in its Phase 3 study with BLFC with Cysview in patients with Non Muscle Invasive Bladder cancer (NMIBC) undergoing follow up (surveillance) cystoscopy in the outpatient setting. The enrollment of 300 bladder cancer patients has secured that a minimum of 100 patients have been referred to and received repeat administrations of Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview in the operating room setting. In the study, Cysview was used in conjunction with the flexible KARL STORZ system. Results from the study are expected to be available mid-2017.
Blue Light equipment supplier and Photocure partner KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc. announced its system for performing Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview® (BLCC) has received an Innovative Technology designation from Vizient, Inc.
Photocure ASA (PHO-NO) announced today new data from a prospective multicenter real world study that included 338 patients, 415 BLC procedures and 1060 lesions from nine study sites in the United States. BLCC as an adjunct to white light cystoscopy (WLC) resulted in the detection of an additional 151 lesions and 45 patients uniquely with the addition of blue light. This resulted in upgrading or upstaging of 52 (15%) of the patients. Correct staging and grading impacts the management of bladder cancer patients and may have an impact on patient outcomes
Oslo, Norway, November 28th, 2016 Photocure ASA announced the publication of The Comparative effectiveness of fluorescence cystoscopy versus white light cystoscopy (WLC) for initial diagnosis or surveillance of bladder cancer on clinical outcomes: Systematic review and meta-analysis in the Journal of Urology. This review, which was sponsored by the US Agency for Healthcare Research (AHRQ), concluded that Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview®/Hexvix® was associated with decreased risk of progression and recurrence of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer versus White Light Cystoscopy alone.
Oslo, Norway, November, 21 2016: Photocure ASA (OSE:PHO) announced today that new 2016 French National Guidelines for the management of Bladder Cancer includes its Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC) with Hexvix®. The new guidelines have been presented on November 17th, during Association of French Urologists (AFU) National Meeting, Paris, France published on line in Progres en […]
Oslo, Norway, October 25, 2016 Photocure ASA announced that new data on Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview®/Hexvix® were presented at the Société Internationale d’Urologie (SIU) Annual meeting, October 20th to 23rd, Buenos Aires, Argentina: an ePoster from a US registry study and an ePoster video on Blue Light Flexible Cystoscopy.
Photocure ASA announced that a study published on-line in the peer reviewed Journal of Urology, shows that there is no significant statistical difference in the frequency or grade of adverse events in patients having one Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview® (BLCC) versus repeat BLCC procedures.
Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview® featured on the Cancer Innovations program on ABC TV in New York, NY
Photocure ASA announced today that data from the OPTIC III study: Optimized photodynamic diagnosis for transurethral resection of the bladder tumor (TURBT) in German clinical practice is now available online.