BriaCell Therapeutics Corp. (Nasdaq: BCTX, BCTXW) (TSX: BCT) (“BriaCell” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company specializing in targeted immunotherapies for advanced breast cancer, announces that it has recruited two additional clinical sites for screening and enrolling advanced breast cancer patients in the Phase I/IIa combination study of BriaCell’s lead candidate, Bria-IMT™, with Incyte’s checkpoint inhibitor, retifanlimab, and its immunomodulator, epacadostat. The additional clinical sites include the following: 1) Atlantic Health System, Morristown, New Jersey, and 2) Tranquil Clinical Research, Webster, Texas.

BriaCell’s clinical sites work closely with Cancer Insight, LLC to manage the clinical and regulatory aspects of the Phase I/IIa clinical trial in advanced breast cancer on behalf of BriaCell. The following clinical sites are now open and actively enrolling patients:

  • Atlantic Health System, Morristown, New Jersey
  • Tranquil Clinical and Research, Webster, Texas
  • Mary Crowley Cancer Research center, Dallas, Texas
  • St. Joseph Health-Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, California
  • Cancer Center of Kansas, Wichita, Kansas

“These outstanding clinical sites greatly expand our geographical reach allowing more patients to access our innovative therapies as part of our ongoing study,” stated Dr. Bill Williams, BriaCell’s President and CEO. “There is an urgent need for well-tolerated and effective treatments for advanced breast cancer patients, and we look forward to working with the leading oncologists and care providers at these clinical sites to make these treatments available.”

Atlantic Health System

Founded in 1996, Atlantic Health System was formed to provide quality, affordable and accessible care to patients in northern and central New Jersey. Committed to its mission of building healthier communities, it has grown to a network of over 17,000 members and 4,800 physicians. Atlantic Health System serves over one million patients annually through 400 sites of care, including seven hospitals, 300 physician practices, 16 urgent care centers, home care and hospice services, mobile health, telehealth, and collaborative partnerships in education, research and community health receiving several clinical awards from U.S. News & World Report.

Tranquil Clinical Research

With over 30 years of experience, Tranquil Clinical Research, has been providing novel treatments to patients in Webster, Texas. Its focus has been on excellence in the clinical trial process and bringing trustworthy products to patients. The facility is strategically located near Texas Medical Center (TMC), Houston, Texas, the world’s largest medical complex.

About BriaCell Therapeutics Corp.

BriaCell is an immuno-oncology focused biotechnology company developing targeted and effective approaches for the management of cancer. More information is available at https://briacell.com/.

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Contact Information

Company Contact:William V. Williams, MDPresident & CEO1-888-485-6340info@briacell.com 

Media Relations:Jules AbrahamDirector of Public RelationsCORE IR917-885-7378julesa@coreir.com

Investor Relations Contact:CORE IRinvestors@briacell.com

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