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EntreMed Presents Interim Results for Phase 2 Carcinoid Tumor Study
Date:1/28/2008

Combination of Panzem(R) NCD and Avastin(R) May Slow Tumor Growth

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases, today announced the presentation of interim results for its Phase 2 multi-center study combining Panzem(R) NCD with Avastin(R) (bevacizumab) in patients with advanced or metastatic carcinoid tumors. The data were presented by principal investigator, Matthew Kulke, M.D., from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, during the 2008 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium being held in Orlando, Florida.

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Thirty-one patients received oral Panzem(R) NCD daily in combination with Avastin(R) administered intravenously every other week. Of the 29 evaluable patients, 27 patients (87%) had stable disease and 2 patients (7%) had progressive disease as their best response. Fourteen of the 31 patients have been treated for at least six months, and 9 of the 14 have been treated for over one year. Results demonstrate that the combination of Panzem(R) NCD and Avastin(R) is well tolerated in advanced carcinoid tumor patients. The current analysis includes median follow up time over 8 months. Median progression-free survival and overall survival have not yet been reached. Enrollment in the trial is closed and 9 patients remain on study.

Carolyn F. Sidor, M.D., M.B.A., EntreMed's Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, commented on the results, "This study was designed to evaluate the combination of two antiangiogenic agents, Panzem(R)
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