August 4, 2020
FDA Grants Rare Pediatric Disease Designation to ONC201 for the Treatment of H3 K27M-Mutant Glioma Bookmark
Press release from Oncoceutics curated by Executive Director Erika Vial Monteverdi.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Rare Pediatric Disease Designation to the drug ONC201 for treating a type of brain tumor known as “H3 K27M-mutant glioma,” which is primarily found in children. Alongside the Musella Foundation For Brain Tumor Research & Information, Inc, and the company xCures, Cancer Commons has been supporting this program to help patients in need.
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April 10, 2019
Last fall, we announced our collaboration with Musella Foundation, xCures, The Cure Starts Now Foundation, Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation, and Oncoceutics to help patients access ONC201, a new, experimental treatment for a type of brain tumor known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), as well as other gliomas with a genetic mutation known as H3 K27M. Oncoceutics now reports the publication of a case study of a 10-year-old patient for whom ONC201… Read more »
March 18, 2019
xCures to Implement an Intermediate Size Expanded Access Protocol for ONC201 in H3 K27M-mutant Gliomas
LOS ALTOS, Calif., March 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — xCures and Cancer Commons are pleased to announce a collaboration with Oncoceutics to implement an Expanded Access program for ONC201. Part of this Expanded Access program is an intermediate size Expanded Access protocol for ONC201 in patients with H3 K27M-mutant glioma entitled “ONC018: Expanded Access to ONC201 for Patients with H3 K27M-mutant and/or Midline High Grade Gliomas” that… Read more »
February 8, 2019
In September, we announced our collaboration with Musella Foundation, xCures, and Oncoceutics to help patients access ONC201, a potential new treatment for a type of brain tumor known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), as well as other gliomas with a genetic mutation known as H3 K27M. Since then, several news stories have reported promising developments for ONC201. Check out the coverage: The Philadelphia Inquirer: “Cancer therapy shows promise for… Read more »
September 6, 2018
Musella Foundation, Cancer Commons, xCures and Oncoceutics announced the initiation of a collaboration to develop ONC201 as a new treatment for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) and other H3 K27M-mutant gliomas. Critical to the collaboration is $1M in funding from The Musella Foundation, Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation and The Cure Starts Now Foundation. Cancer Commons and xCures will contribute additional resources to the… Read more »