OncoGenex to Host Investor Conference Call Monday, December 21, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. ET
OncoGenex management will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time Monday, December 21, 2009. A live webcast will be available through the Events and Presentations Web page found in the Investor Relations section of the OncoGenex Web site at www.ir.oncogenex.com. Alternatively, you may access the live conference call by dialing 888-747-4649 (U.S. & Canada) or 913-312-1507 (International). A webcast replay will be available approximately two hours after the call and will be archived at the same Web location for 90 days.
About Prostate Cancer
The National Cancer Institute estimates that in 2009, approximately 192,280 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. As the most frequently diagnosed cancer among men, one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. It is estimated that in 2009 in the U.S., 27,360 deaths will result due to the disease.
About NSCLC Cancer
The National Cancer Institute estimates that in 2009, approximately 219,440 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. Non-small cell lung cancer accounts for approximately 85% of all lung cancer cases. With 159,390 deaths estimated for 2009 in the U.S., lung cancer remains responsible for the most cancer-related deaths in both men and women, representing 28% of all cancer-related deaths.
OGX-011 is designed to inhibit the production of clusterin, a protein that is associated with cancer treatment resistance, and has completed Phase II clinical trials in prostate, lung a
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