OSLO, Norway, 30 May 2007 - Algeta ASA (OSE: ALGETA), the Norwegian cancer therapeutics company, announces that Professor Øyvind Bruland, of the Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo and founder of Algeta, will present a Poster and Discussion entitled, "Radium-223 in the treatment of metastatic hormone refractory prostate cancer (HRPC): Results from a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase II study," at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting (1-5 June 2007, Chicago, USA).
The Poster Discussion Session, which is part of the Genitourinary (Prostate) Cancer session, will be held between 5pm - 6pm, Central Daylight Time (CDT) on Saturday 2 June in the E Arie Crown Theater and the Poster (number 19) will be available to view between 2pm - 6pm CDT on Saturday 2 June at Room number E451a.
The data to be presented demonstrate positive results, including significant survival data, from a randomized, placebo-controlled Phase II clinical trial of Algeta's lead product Alpharadin(TM) in patients with late-stage hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC).
The poster will be available to download on www.algeta.com on Monday, June 4 2007.
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