SEATTLE, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) announced that final results from a study of tosedostat in elderly patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia ("AML") was selected as on oral presentation at the 2011 American Society of Hematology ("ASH") Annual Meeting, which will be held on December 10-13, 2011, in San Diego, California.
Jorge Cortes, M.D., of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an investigator on the tosedostat study, is scheduled to present the data on Monday, December 12, 2011, during the "Acute Myeloid Leukemia - Therapy, excluding Transplantation: Clinical Studies" session that will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Pacific time. The presentation, abstract #767, is titled, "Results of the OPAL Study: A Phase II Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Tosedostat (CHR-2797) in Elderly Subjects with Treatment Refractory or Relapsed Acute Myeloid Leukemia."
Additionally, results from CTI's PIX203 phase II study, in which pixantrone was substituted for doxorubicin in the CPOP-R regimen compared to the standard CHOP-R regimen in front-line aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma was selected for a poster presentation. The poster is scheduled to be presented in the "Lymphoma – Chemotherapy, excluding Pre-Clinical Models: Poster I" session on Saturday, December 10, 2011 that will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Pacific time. The poster, abstract #1605, is titled "CPOP-R Versus CHOP-R as First-Line Therapy for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL): A Phase 2, Randomized, Open-Label, Multicenter Study."
The study abstracts are available at www.hematology.org.Investor and Analyst Meeting
Separately, CTI will host an investor and analyst meeting to present and discuss unmet medical needs in aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ("NHL"), AML and myelodysplastic s
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