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EntreMed's MKC-1 Meets Primary Efficacy Endpoint in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Clinical Trial
Date:11/10/2008

ibition of the mTOR/rictor pathway. The Akt-mTOR pathway is the most frequently mutated pathway in human tumors and mutations have been shown to promote tumor progression and decrease survival in cancer patients. EntreMed Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Carolyn F. Sidor, M.D., M.B.A., commented on the study, "We are pleased to have met the primary efficacy endpoint in the first stage of this study. We are now considering whether to continue the current study or pursue additional options such as a randomized Phase 2 study in patients with non-small cell lung cancer. We will continue to collect data over the next few months from patients participating in this trial to determine the most efficient path forward in this indication."

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About EntreMed

EntreMed, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutic candidates primarily for the treatment of cancer and inflammation. MKC-1, an oral cell-cycle regulator with activity against the mTOR pathway, is currently in multiple Phase 2 clinical trials for cancer. ENMD-2076, a selective angiogenic kinase inhibitor, and ENMD-1198, a novel antimitotic agent are in Phase 1 studies in advanced cancers. The Company also has an approved IND application for Panzem(R) in rheumatoid arthritis. EntreMed's goal is to develop and commercialize new compounds based on the Company's expertise in angiogenesis, cell cycle regulation, cell signaling and inflammation -- processes vital to the treatment of cancer and other diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Additional information about EntreMed is available on the Company's web site at http://www.entremed.com and in various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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