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Progenics Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation of Updated Safety and Tolerability Data for AZEDRA® (iobenguane I 131) at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PGNX), an oncology company developing innovative medicines and imaging analysis technology for targeting and treating cancer, today announced that safety and tolerability data from a pooled analysis of four open-label, Phase 1 and 2 studies of AZEDRA (iobenguane I 131)  in patients with iobenguane scan positive cancers will be presented in an oral session at the upcoming Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2018 Annual Meeting, which will be held  November 25-30, 2018, in Chicago, IL

Presentation details are as follows:

Date & Time: Monday, November 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM CT
Session Title: Special Interest Session: High Impact Clinical Trials
Session Type: Oral Abstract Presentation
Title: Safety and Tolerability of High-Specific-Activity I-131 MIBG (AZEDRA®) in Patients with Iobenguane Scan Positive Cancers: A Pooled Analysis Across AZEDRA Clinical Studies
Presenter: Miguel Pampaloni, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiology and Medicine and Chief of Nuclear Medicine in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco.
Abstract Number: SPSI26C

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Progenics develops innovative medicines and other technologies to target and treat cancer, including: 1) therapeutic agents designed to treat cancer (AZEDRA®, PSMA TTC and 1095), 2) PSMA-targeted imaging agent for prostate cancer (PyL™), and 3) imaging analysis technology (PSMA AI and aBSI). Progenics has two commercial products, AZEDRA, for the treatment of unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma (rare neuroendocrine tumors of neural crest origin) who require systemic anticancer therapy; and RELISTOR® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation, which is partnered with Bausch Health Companies, Inc.

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