Webcast Will Take Place Following Poster Presentations at the Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Meeting in San Francisco, CA on January 30th 7PM PST/10PM EST
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGNX), an oncology company focused on the development of innovative approaches to targeting and treating prostate cancer, will webcast a discussion of phase 2 data from two of its PSMA targeting late stage prostate cancer compounds. The discussion will cover 1404, its prostate cancer imaging agent, and PSMA ADC, its antibody drug conjugate therapeutic agent. Speakers will include Mark R. Baker, CEO, Hagop Youssoufian, M.D., Executive Vice President, Research and Development and Robert J. Israel, M.D., Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs.
The live webcast will be available in the Events section of the Progenics website, www.progenics.com/events.com. To ensure a timely connection, users should register at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start. An archive of the event will be available for 90 days.
Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is developing innovative medicines for oncology, with a pipeline that includes several product candidates in late-stage clinical development. Progenics' first-in-class PSMA targeted technology platform includes an antibody drug conjugate therapeutic and a small molecule targeted imaging agent, both completing phase 2 clinical trials. Among other assets in its pipeline of targeted radiotherapy and molecular imaging compounds is Azedra™, an ultra-orphan radiotherapy candidate in a registrational phase 2 study under an SPA with the FDA. Progenics' first commercial product, Relistor® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation, is partnered with and marketed by Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ono Pharmaceutical Co. has licensed subcutaneous Relistor in Japan. For additional information, please visit www.progenics.com.
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