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Dendreon Announces Increased Capacity and Significant Reimbursement Decisions Supporting Broad Availability of PROVENGE
Date:6/30/2011

ancial assistance for co-pays, co-insurance, and treatment-related travel costs.

"These significant achievements support broad access to PROVENGE, the foundation of care for men with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer," said Mitchell H. Gold, M.D., president and chief executive officer of Dendreon.  "The increased capacity and positive National Coverage Decision by CMS in conjunction with the patient assistance programs will ensure patients who may benefit from treatment with PROVENGE have increased access to it."

For information about these programs, please visit www.provenge.com or call 1-877-336-3736.

PROVENGE Indication and Safety

PROVENGE was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in April 2010 as the first autologous cellular immunotherapy for the treatment of asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castrate resistant (hormone refractory) prostate cancer.

PROVENGE is intended solely for autologous use and is not routinely tested for transmissible infectious diseases.

The safety evaluation of PROVENGE was based on 601 prostate cancer patients in four randomized clinical trials who underwent at least one leukapheresis procedure. The most common adverse events (incidence greater than or equal to 15%) reported in patients in the PROVENGE group are chills, fatigue, fever, back pain, nausea, joint ache, and headache. Serious adverse events reported in patients in the PROVENGE group include acute infusion reactions (occurring within 1 day of infusion) and cerebrovascular events. In controlled clinical trials, severe (Grade 3) acute infusion reactions were reported in 3.5% of patients in the PROVENGE group. Reactions included chills, fever, fatigue, asthenia, dyspnea, hypoxia, bronchospasm, dizziness, headache, hypertension, muscle ache, nausea, and vomiting. No Grade 4 or 5 acute infusion react
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