SAN RAFAEL, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 10, 2012) - Cohen Independent Research (CIR), Wall Street's leading independent micro-cap research firm, has announced that it has initiated coverage on Medifocus Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) with a STRONG BUY recommendation and a 12-month price target of $.74 per share. CIR provides an in-depth analysis, including 5-year financial and valuation projections, on Medifocus' business and its significant growth drivers. A copy of the report is available for download at www.cohenresearch.com.
An excerpt from the report states, "Medifocus has already commercialized its enlarged Prostate (BPH) heat treatment system, 'The Prolieve®,' which was developed by the Company's scientific team. Medifocus plans to generate revenue between $40 million to $60 million from the sale of The Prolieve® in the next few years."
The Company also has an advanced medical system utlilizing the Company's Adaptive Phased Array Radar Technology (APA)-1000 for treatment of Breast Cancer. The APA-1000 uses focused and controlled microwave energy to shrink or eradicate cancerous tumours with minimal invasion and better outcomes. It is currently in the advanced phase-III clinical trial and will address the $4 billion dollar Breast Cancer treatment market.
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Medifocus owns a patented microwave focusing technology platform (the Adaptive Phased Array ("APA") technology), which can precisely target and control microwave energy to cause heating in cancerous tumors anywhere in the body reliably and repeatedly. The ability to target tumors with a precision controlled dose of heat can be used to destroy tumors at higher temperatures, to treat tumors in combination with chemotherapy and/or radiation at moderate temperatures for increased effectiveness and reduced toxicity and to trigger the targeted release of therapeutic drugs and genes at tumor sites at lower temperatures. While the core technology has been licensed from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Medifocus has further refined the precision of the microwave focusing and control ability and developed a commercial system dedicated exclusively for the treatment of Breast Cancer. With the acquisition of Prolieve®, Medifocus now owns in addition, a revenue generating commercial BPH heat treatment product generating cash flow to support the development and commercialization of other catheter based or APA based external focused heat systems for targeted thermotherapy of deep seated tumors anywhere in the body. Please visit www.medifocusinc.com for more details.
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