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Novocure Announces Data Presentations at the ESMO 2017 Congress


Novocure (NASDAQ:NVCR) announced today that four data presentations on
Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) will be presented at the European
Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress, September 8 through
September 12 in Madrid, Spain. Among the highlights is a poster
discussion of the overall survival and quality of life data from
Novocure's two phase 3 pivotal trials in patients with glioblastoma
(GBM), EF-14 in newly diagnosed GBM patients and EF-11 in recurrent GBM

In the EF-14 trial, the combination of TTFields with temozolomide led to
a significant extension of overall survival versus temozolomide alone
without added systemic toxicity. The addition of TTFields to
temozolomide delayed decline in several health-related quality of life
scales compared to temozolomide alone. The addition of TTFields to
temozolomide did not negatively impact quality of life for newly
diagnosed GBM patients except for causing itchy skin.

The following abstracts will be presented at the ESMO 2017 Congress:

  • (334PD) Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) – A novel cancer treatment
    modality: Translating preclinical evidence and engineering into a
    survival benefit with delayed decline in quality of life. R. Stupp.
    Saturday, September 9, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Location: Bilbao Auditorium.
  • (759P) PANOVA: A phase II study of TTFields (150 kHz) with concomitant
    standard chemotherapy for front-line advanced pancreatic
    adenocarcinoma – Updated efficacy results. M. Küng. Saturday,
    September 9, 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 8.
  • (782TiP) PANOVA-3: A phase 3 study of TTFields with gemcitabine and
    nab-paclitaxel for front-line treatment of locally advanced pancreatic
    adenocarcinoma (LAPC). O. Farber. Saturday, September 9, 1:15 – 2:15
    p.m. Location: Hall 8.
  • (1206P) Efficacy of Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) and anti-PD-1 in
    non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) preclinical models. M. Giladi.
    Sunday, September 10, 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 8.

Approved Indications
In the United States, Optune is
intended as a treatment for adult patients (22 years of age or older)
with histologically-confirmed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).

In the United States, Optune with temozolomide is indicated for the
treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed, supratentorial GBM
following maximal debulking surgery and completion of radiation therapy
together with concomitant standard of care chemotherapy.

In the United States, for the treatment of recurrent GBM, Optune is
indicated following histologically-or radiologically-confirmed
recurrence in the supratentorial region of the brain after receiving
chemotherapy. The device is intended to be used as a monotherapy, and is
intended as an alternative to standard medical therapy for GBM after
surgical and radiation options have been exhausted.

In Europe, Optune is intended for the treatment of patients with newly
diagnosed GBM, after surgery and radiotherapy with adjuvant
temozolomide, concomitant to maintenance temozolomide. The treatment is
intended for adult patients, 18 years of age or older, and should be
started more than 4 weeks after surgery and radiation therapy with
adjuvant temozolomide. Treatment may be given together with maintenance
temozolomide and after maintenance temozolomide is stopped.

In Europe, Optune is also intended for the treatment of patients with
recurrent GBM who have progressed after surgery, radiotherapy and
temozolomide treatment for their primary disease. The treatment is
intended for adult patients, 18 years of age or older, and should be
started more than 4 weeks after the latest surgery, radiation therapy or

Patients should only use Optune under the supervision of a physician
properly trained in use of the device. Full prescribing information is
available at
or by calling toll free 1-855-281-9301 in the US or by email at
in Europe.

About Novocure
Novocure is an oncology company developing a
profoundly different cancer treatment utilizing a proprietary therapy
called TTFields, the use of electric fields tuned to specific
frequencies to disrupt solid tumor cancer cell division. Novocure's
commercialized product, Optune, is approved for the treatment of adult
patients with glioblastoma. Novocure has ongoing or completed clinical
trials investigating TTFields in brain metastases, non-small cell lung
cancer, pancreatic cancer, ovarian cancer and mesothelioma.

Headquartered in Jersey, Novocure has U.S. operations in Portsmouth, New
Hampshire, Malvern, Pennsylvania and New York City. Additionally, the
company has offices in Germany, Switzerland, Japan and Israel. For
additional information about the company, please visit
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of the date hereof. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995
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