Can-Fite CF102 approved for compassionate use in Israel Can-Fite BioPharma announced that the Israeli Ministry of Health has approved the use of its drug CF102 for a patient with hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer, under the country's Compassionate Use Program. The program allows doctor-initiated single-patient access to investigational treatments for innovative or investigational products not yet registered in any country worldwide. Can-Fite has also previously received Orphan Drug Designation from the U.S. FDA for CF102 in the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.
Can-Fite BioPharma to initiate development program of CF602 Can-Fite BioPharma reported that it will initiate a pre-clinical development program of its next generation drug CF602 for the indication of sexual dysfunction. Upon successful completion, the company intends to file an IND with the FDA to allow human Phase I studies. Can-Fite reports that it received positive pre-clinical data conducted in experimental animal models demonstrating that CF602 has improved sexual dysfunction in a dose dependent manner. CF602 is a novel A3 adenosine receptor allosteric modulator, enhancing the affinity of the natural ligand adenosine to its A3 adenosine receptor.