About Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among women. The chance of developing invasive breast cancer at some point in a women's life is about 1 in 8 or 13% of women. It is estimated that in 2007 about 178,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed among women in the United States. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, exceeded only by lung cancer.
Dendreon Corporation is a biotechnology company whose mission is to target cancer and transform lives through the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapeutics that harness the immune system to fight cancer. The Company applies its expertise in antigen identification, engineering and cell processing to produce active cellular immunotherapy product candidates designed to stimulate an immune response. Active cellular immunotherapy holds promise because it may provide patients with a meaningful clinical benefit, such as survival, combined with low toxicity. The Company has its headquarters in Seattle and is traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol DNDN. For more information about the Company and its programs, visit http://www.dendreon.com.
Except for historical information contained herein, this news release
contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and
uncertainties. Factors that could affect these forward-looking statements
include, but are not limited to, the efficacy of PROVENGE or sipuleucel-T,
the company's lead product candidate to treat men suffering from prostate
cancer, the efficacy of NEUVENGE or lapuleucel
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