SAN DIEGO and PENNINGTON, N.J., Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated ("OncoSec") (Nasdaq: ONCS), a company developing late-stage intratumoral cancer immunotherapies, today announced it will present interim efficacy, immunological and safety data from its ongoing KEYNOTE-890 study of TAVO™ in combination with KEYTRUDA® in patients with late-stage, heavily pretreated, chemo-refractory metastatic triple negative breast cancer (mTNBC) at the upcoming San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) Annual Meeting being held December 10-14, 2019.

The poster, titled "Phase 2, open-label study of intratumoral tavokinogene telseplasmid (tavo) plus electroporation in combination with intravenous pembrolizumab therapy in patients with inoperable locally advanced or metastatic triple negative breast cancer (mTNBC) (KEYNOTE- 890/OMS-I141)," will be presented by lead author Melinda L. Telli, MD on Thursday, December 12th from 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m. CST.

The SABCS abstracts are listed on the conference website under Abstracts at www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/7946 .

About OncoSec Medical Incorporated

OncoSec is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing cytokine-based intratumoral immunotherapies to stimulate the body's immune system to target and attack cancer.  OncoSec has built a deep and diverse clinical pipeline utilizing its primary technology, TAVO (tavokinogene telseplasmid) as a potential treatment for multiple cancer indications either as a monotherapy or in combination with leading checkpoint inhibitors; with the latter potentially enabling OncoSec to address a great unmet medical need in oncology: anti-PD-1 non-responders.  In addition to TAVO, OncoSec is identifying and developing new DNA-encoded therapeutic candidates and tumor indications for use with its new Visceral Lesion Applicator (VLA), to target deep visceral lesions, such as liver, lung or pancreatic lesions. For more information, please visit www.oncosec.com.

TAVO is a registered trademark of OncoSec Medical Incorporated.

KEYTRUDA® is a registered trademark of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.

Forward Looking Statements

Some of the statements included in this press release may be forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. For those statements, we claim the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially include:  the status, progress and results of our clinical programs; our ability to obtain regulatory approvals for, and the level of market opportunity for our product candidates; our business plans, strategies and objectives, including plans to pursue collaboration, licensing or other similar arrangements or transactions; expectations regarding our liquidity and performance, including expense levels, sources of capital and ability to maintain operations as a going concern; the competitive landscape of our industry; and general market, economic and political conditions; and other risk factors identified from time to time in our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statements set forth in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release. We do not intend to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof.

Company Contact:
Gem Hopkins
Head of Corporate Communications
858-210-7334
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