Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals (HEPH) Up 40%

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Hollis-Eden (HEPH) and company in the development of a new class of small molecule compounds based on endogenous steroid hormones, today announced new preclinical data with its drug candidate HE3235 for the treatment of cancer.

Data reported this week in an oral presentation demonstrated that HE3235 significantly inhibited tumor growth in a preclinical model of hormone-independent prostate cancer utilizing human tumor cells. Hormone independent tumors are associated with late-stage prostate cancer, a condition for which there currently is no effective treatment.

Shares are moving up over 40% before hte open.

Douglas A. McIntyre