Buzz Stock of the Day – Novogen (NVGN)

Posted on Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Shares of Australian pharmaceutical company Novogen Ltd. (Nasdaq: NVGN) continued their climb today after closing up 24 percent on the day yesterday.

Shares were up as much as 83 percent presumably another run on yesterday’s news that researchers found that the investigational anti-tumor drug, phenoxodiol, to be effective in killing cancer cells.
Phenoxodiol is licensed by Marshall Edwards (Nasdaq: MSHL), which is majority owned by Novogen Ltd.

The results make phenoxodiol a promising candidate for the treatment of pathologically activated lymphocytes such as those in acute lymphoid leukemia, or diseases driven by T-cell proliferation such as autoimmune diseases and graft-versus-host disease, according to an article published in the Haematologica Journal on June 16.

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