January 22, 2014

Helix BioPharma Corp Initiates Enrollment for 6th Cohort in Polish Phase I/II Clinical Study of Its Lung Cancer Drug Candidate L-DOS47 (PDF)

(Aurora, Ontario) – Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX, FSE: “HBP”), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, today announced the opening of patient screening for the sixth dose level cohort in its ongoing Phase I/II clinical safety, tolerability and preliminary efficacy study of L-DOS47 in Poland. This follows completion of the first treatment cycle of the three patients enrolled in the fifth dose level cohort, in which L-DOS47 therapy was well tolerated as reviewed by the Trial Steering Committee.