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Progenics Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

(April 20, 2017)

NEW YORK, April 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGNX), an oncology company developing innovative medicines and other products for targeting and treating cancer, today announced that data from a prospective biomarker analysis of a Phase 3 study using Progenics automated bone scan index (aBSI) will be presented in an oral session at the upcoming 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, which will be held from June 2-6, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. In addition, a second abstract from a study on translating the Prostate Cancer Working Group (PCWG) criteria into a biomarker for prostate cancer will be presented in a poster session.  

The schedule for the presentations at ASCO is as follows:

Date & Time: Saturday, June 3, 2017, 1:15 PM-4:15 PM

Session Title: Genitourinary (Prostate) CancerSession Type: Oral Abstract Presentation

Title: Phase 3 prognostic analysis of the automated bone scan index (aBSI) in men with bone-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC)
Abstract No.: 5006

Date & Time: Monday, June 5, 2017, 1:15 PM-4:15 PM
Session Title: Genitourinary (Prostate) Cancer
Session Type: Poster Session
Title: Translating Prostate Cancer Working Group (PCWG) criteria into a quantitative progression biomarker in metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)
Abstract No.: 5068

About Progenics

Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. develops innovative medicines and other technologies to target and treat cancer. The Company's pipeline includes: 1) therapeutic agents designed to precisely target cancer (AZEDRA® and 1095), 2) PSMA-targeted imaging agents for prostate cancer (1404 and PyLTM), and 3) imaging analysis tools. Progenics' first commercial product, RELISTOR® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation, is partnered with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

This press release may contain projections and other "forward-looking statements" regarding future events. Statements contained in this communication that refer to Progenics' estimated or anticipated future results or other non-historical facts are forward-looking statements that reflect Progenics' current perspective of existing trends and information as of the date of this communication. Forward looking statements generally will be accompanied by words such as "anticipate," "believe," "plan," "could," "should," "estimate," "expect," "forecast," "outlook," "guidance," "intend," "may," "might," "will," "possible," "potential," "predict," "project," or other similar words, phrases or expressions. Such statements are predictions only, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include, among others, the cost, timing and unpredictability of results of clinical trials and other development activities and collaborations, such as our collaboration with Valeant on the RELISTOR oral formulation and the Phase 3 clinical program for 1404; our ability to successfully integrate EXINI Diagnostics AB and to develop and commercialize its products; the unpredictability of the duration and results of regulatory review of New Drug Applications and Investigational NDAs; market acceptance for approved products; the effectiveness of the efforts of our partners to market and sell products on which we collaborate and the royalty revenue generated thereby; generic and other competition; the possible impairment of, inability to obtain and costs of obtaining intellectual property rights; possible product safety or efficacy concerns, general business, financial and accounting matters, litigation and other risks. More information concerning Progenics and such risks and uncertainties is available on its website, and in its press releases and reports it files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Progenics is providing the information in this press release as of its date and, except as expressly required by law, Progenics disclaims any intent or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or circumstances or otherwise.

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CONTACT: Contact:Melissa DownsInvestor Relations(646) 975-2533mdowns@progenics.com

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