Five Prime to Present Clinical Data at 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:FPRX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing innovative immuno-oncology protein therapeutics, today announced that it will feature two clinical poster presentations during the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, being held June 2-6, in Chicago.

Abstract Number and Title: #4067, “Updated antitumor activity and safety of FPA144, an ADCC-enhanced, FGFR2b isoform-specific monoclonal antibody, in patients with FGFR2b+ gastric cancer”
Poster Session: Gastrointestinal (Noncolorectal) Cancer
Session Date and Time: Saturday, June 3, 2017, 8 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hall A, Poster Board Number: 59

Abstract Number and Title: #11078, “A phase I/II dose escalation and expansion study of cabiralizumab (cabira; FPA008), an anti-CSF1R antibody, in tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT, diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis D-PVNS)”
Poster Session: Sarcoma
Session Date and Time: Sunday, June 4, 2017, 8 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hall A, Poster Board Number: 401

About Five Prime
Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. discovers and develops innovative therapeutics to improve the lives of patients with serious diseases. Five Prime's comprehensive discovery platform, which encompasses virtually every medically relevant extracellular protein, positions it to explore pathways in cancer, inflammation and their intersection in immuno-oncology, an area with significant therapeutic potential and a growing focus of the company's R&D activities. Five Prime has entered into strategic collaborations with leading global pharmaceutical companies and has promising product candidates in clinical and late preclinical development. For more information, please visit

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