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GenesisCare and OncoBeta announce partnership to provide innovative treatment for non-melanoma skin cancer

OncoBeta® GmbH and GenesisCare have partnered to offer a breakthrough treatment for non-melanoma skin cancer. This partnership addresses Australia's high incidence of the disease and aims to enhance patient outcomes. By combining OncoBeta's innovative technology with GenesisCare's infrastructure in cancer care, an innovative non-invasive therapy is now accessible to patients. With a focus on precision and individualized treatments, this collaboration marks a significant milestone in improving the lives of those affected by non-melanoma skin cancer.

Garching n. Munich, Germany and Sydney, Australia – OncoBeta® GmbH, a commercial stage medical device company specialized in innovative epidermal radioisotope therapies. And GenesisCare, the largest provider of cancer care in Australia, the UK and Spain are excited to announce a partnership to provide an innovative, non-invasive, single-session treatment for non-melanoma skin cancer. OncoBeta and GenesisCare have recently completed recruitment of a phase 4 clinical trial and are now expanding access to suitable skin cancer patients.

Starting in June 2023 GenesisCare will offer the new therapy from their Tugan clinic, at John Flynn Private Hospital Gold Coast. This will be followed shortly after by GenesisCare clinics at Murdoch at St John of God Hospital – Perth, Chermside Medical Complex – Brisbane, Hurstville at Waratah Private Hospital – Sydney, and Cabrini Hospital – Melbourne

Australia has the highest incidence of non-melanoma skin cancer in the world, with 32% of Australians treated for non-melanoma skin cancer each year. Recent data indicated that 70% of Australians will have at least one non-melanoma skin cancer excised. People with a history of skin cancer have a greatly elevated risk of developing new lesions. Currently used standard of care surgical treatment options can be scarring and disfiguring. OncoBeta’s technology will offer a new and effective treatment option to address this large Australian medical burden.

Nicholas H. Vetter, OncoBeta Group CEO, stated “This is a huge step forward for our organization. We are very excited about working together with GenesisCare to bring our technology for treating nonmelanoma skin cancer to Australia. GenesisCare is a strong partner we look forward to collaborating with to reach thousands of Australians afflicted with non-melanoma skin cancer.”

“The partnership with GenesisCare is a significant milestone for OncoBeta in Australia” said Shannon D. Brown III, CEO and Managing Director at OncoBeta® GmbH “This will enhance access to precise, individualised treatments for non-melanoma skin cancer patients. The partnership aligns with our company’s vision to improve quality of life for non-melanoma skin cancer patients across Australia”

GenesisCare Chief Medical Officer, Dr Marie Burke, stated “We are looking forward to Australian patients having access to OncoBeta’s innovative treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers. This fits well into the treatment portfolio offered at GenesisCare sites and represents a promising new option for certain patients with skin cancer that may be suitable for the single-session, non-invasive treatment”.

Always talk to your doctor about what treatment options are suitable for you.

Healthcare Professionals can contact GenesisCare or OncoBeta for more information.