NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGNX), an oncology company developing innovative medicines and imaging analytical tools for targeting and treating cancer, announced today that data from several of the Company’s development programs will be presented in oral sessions at the 30th Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), which is being held in Vienna, Austria from October 21 through 25, 2017.
Presentation details are as follows:
Date & Time: Sunday, October 22, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM local time
Session Title: 407 - Clinical Oncology - Rapid Fire Session: Prostate
Session Type: Oral Abstract Presentation OP-119, OP-127
Title: “Tc-99-MIP-1404 Imaging for the Detection of PSMA-Positive Lesions. A Pilot Study in 380 Patients with Histologically Confirmed Prostate Cancer”
Title: “First Clinical Experience with Ultra-High Resolution Multi-Focal Collimators for Tc-99m- PSMA Imaging”
Date & Time: Sunday, October 22, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM local time
Session Title: 507 - Clinical Oncology: NET, a Classic!
Session Type: Oral Abstract Presentation
Title: “AZEDRA® (iobenguane I 131) in Patients with Malignant and/or Recurrent Pheochromocytoma/ Paraganglioma (PPGL): Overall Tumor Response Assessment”
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM local time
Session Title: 1607 – Clinical Oncology: Anything Goes
Session Type: Oral Abstract Presentation
Title: “Convolutional neural networks for segmentation of 49 selected bones in CT images show high reproducibility”
Progenics develops innovative medicines and other technologies to target and treat cancer. Progenics' pipeline includes: 1) therapeutic agents designed to precisely target cancer (AZEDRA® and 1095), 2) PSMA-targeted imaging agents for prostate cancer (1404 and PyL™), and 3) imaging analysis tools. Progenics' first commercial product, RELISTOR® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation, is partnered with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
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