Can-Fite’s results on the inhibition of liver cancer by cannabis compounds are published in HEPATOLOGY and will be presented at AASLD’s The Liver Meeting® 2021 conference
The cannabis fraction rich in CBD T3 / C15 acts via the A3AR target to inhibit the growth of hepatocellular carcinoma HEP-3b cells
PETACH TIKVA, Israel, November 01, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE American: CANF) (TASE: CFBI), a biotechnology company advancing a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that treat inflammatory, cancer and liver diseases, today announced the CEO, Dr. Pnina Fishman, will make a poster presentation titled “Growth Inhibition of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) by CBD Rich T3 / C15 Cannabis Fraction is Mediated via the A3 Adenosine Receptor” at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). Liver Meeting® in hepatobiliary neoplasia: experimental hepatocarcinogenesis; Liver diagnostic and imaging session. The poster will be available for consultation by participants throughout the meeting. The results were published in a summary in the October 2021 supplement of Hepatology, a leading peer-reviewed publication in the field of liver disease published on behalf of AASLD.
The Liver Meeting, which takes place virtually November 12-15, 2021, brings together clinicians, associates and scientists from around the world to exchange information on the latest research, discuss new developments in liver treatment and transplantation, and network with leading experts. in the field of hepatology.
Can-Fite is a world leader in the discovery and development of drugs targeting the A3 adenosine receptor (A3AR). In preclinical studies, Can-Fite showed that a CBD-rich cannabis fraction T3 / C15 inhibited the growth of hepatocellular carcinoma HEP-3b cells in the liver via A3AR by inhibiting regulatory pathways related to Wnt and NF- kappa B. The Company has filed patent applications protecting its discovery of cannabinoid-based therapies in which the A3AR target is overexpressed, including liver cancer.
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