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Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress
Date:10/5/2010

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that results from several important studies from the Company's oncology portfolio will be presented at the 35th European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress, Oct. 8-12, 2010, in Milan, Italy.

"Cancer is a complex disease which requires innovative therapeutic approaches. Amgen is exploring numerous biologic pathways to develop novel therapies to treat cancer and lessen the side effects of cancer and its treatment," said Willard Dere, M.D., senior vice president and international chief medical officer at Amgen. "The data being presented at this year's ESMO Congress, including new denosumab and AMG 386 analyses, reflect the breadth and diversity of Amgen's oncology portfolio."

Abstracts will be available on the ESMO website at http://www.esmo.org following the meeting.SELECTED ABSTRACTS INCLUDE:Denosumab

  • Comparison of denosumab versus zoledronic acid (ZA) for treatment of bone metastases in advanced cancer patients: an integrated analysis of 3 pivotal trials(Abstract Number 1249P; Poster; Sunday, Oct. 10, 12:30-1:30 p.m. CET, Hall 3)


  • Effects of denosumab vs. zoledronic acid (ZA) on pain in patients (Pts) with advanced cancer and bone metastases: an integrated analysis of 3 pivotal trials(Abstract Number 1248P; Poster; Sunday, Oct. 10, 12:30-1:30 p.m. CET, Hall 3)


  • Health resource utilization (HRU) associated with skeletal-related events (SREs) in patients (pts) with bone metastases (BM) – U.S. interim analysis (IA) results from a multinational observational study (Abstract Number 1101P; Poster; Saturday, Oct. 9, 1:00-2:00 p.m. CET, Hall 3)Pipeline

  • A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 stu
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