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Novocure said on Wednesday that its device met the main goal of a late-stage trial by slowing the progression of cancer to the brain in patients with a type of lung cancer, sending its shares up about 33% in before-the-bell trading.

In the Phase III INNOVATE-3 trial, Novocure’s investigational ovarian cancer therapy Tumor Treating Fields was unable to significantly improve overall survival, the company announced Monday.

Novocure said today that its therapy failed in a late-stage trial to meet the main goal of improving survival rates in patients with a type of ovarian cancer.

The therapy is the first in more than seven years to show a significant extension in overall survival in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in late-stage study.