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CNS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSP) Advances Drug Candidate to Fight Aggressive Brain Cancer Amid Difficult Era for Market

  • CNS Pharmaceuticals is a U.S.-based drug innovator developing novel chemotherapy agents capable of taking the fight against cancerous tumors across the blood-brain barrier to directly attack cancerous growths of the central nervous system 
  • The company’s lead candidate is an anthracycline named Berubicin, which has previously shown promise among glioblastoma (“GBM”) patients in a safety study — particularly for one who remains cancer-free more than 15 years later
  • CNS is enrolling patients in the United States, Italy, France, Spain, and Switzerland, for the global Phase 2 clinical trial to measure Berubicin’s potential to match or exceed the effectiveness of Lomustine, a standard-of-care chemotherapy agent used to treat GBM
  • Berubicin has achieved fast track and orphan drug status from the FDA, opening priority regulatory pathways for the drug if it continues to demonstrate successes through the trial process

Glioblastoma (“GBM”) is a brain cancer that has no cure at the present time and few treatment options for patients. It is the most aggressive primary brain tumor, affecting approximately 13,000 newly diagnosed patients each year in the United States with an average survival time of less than a year after diagnosis. 

While the median age of diagnosis is 64 years and it is most common in men, recent news reports have drawn attention to its diagnosis in a 10-year-old Scottish girl ( and a…

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