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Progenics Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting

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Nov 25, 2019
Progenics Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting

NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGNX), an oncology company developing innovative targeted medicines and artificial intelligence to find, fight and follow cancer, today announced that four abstracts highlighting PyL (¹⁸F-DCFPyL) have been selected for oral presentation at the upcoming Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2019 Annual Meeting, which will be held December 1-6, 2019, in Chicago, IL. Details on the presentations are included below.

Date & Time: Monday, December 2, 2019 from 10:10 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. Central Time
Session Title: Nuclear Medicine Series: New PET Tracers for Prostate Cancer
Title: The Impact of 18F-DCFPyL PET-CT Imaging on Staging and Clinical Management of Men with De Novo Prostate Cancer: A First Experience within Veterans Healthcare System
Abstract No.: RC211-08

Date & Time: Monday, December 2, 2019 from 11:15 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. Central Time
Session Title: Nuclear Medicine Series: New PET Tracers for Prostate Cancer
Title: Prospective Comparison of 18F-DCFPyL PET/CT with 18F-NaF PET/CT for Detection of Skeletal Metastases in Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Abstract No.: RC211-13

Date & Time: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Central Time
Session Title: Emerging Technologies: Prostate Cancer Imaging & Management - Update 2019
Title: Molecular Prostate Imaging: Chemistry to Clinic
Abstract No.: RC317C

Date & Time: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 3:40 p.m. Central Time
Session Title: Molecular Imaging (Oncology)
Title: Comparison of 18F-DCFPyL-PSMA PET/CT and PET/MR for Detection of Prostate Cancer Biochemical Recurrence: Additive Value of PyL PET with Pelvic MRI for Salvage Radiation Therapy Planning
Abstract No.: SSM16-04

About PROGENICS
Progenics is an oncology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative targeted medicines and artificial intelligence to find, fight and follow cancer, including: therapeutic agents designed to treat cancer (AZEDRA®, 1095, and PSMA TTC); prostate-specific membrane antigen (“PSMA”) targeted imaging agents for prostate cancer (PyL™ and 1404); and imaging analysis technology (aBSI and PSMA AI). Progenics has three commercial products, AZEDRA, for the treatment of patients with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma (rare neuroendocrine tumors of neural crest origin) who require systemic anticancer therapy; and oral and subcutaneous formulations of RELISTOR® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation, which are partnered with Bausch Health Companies Inc.

Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains projections and other “forward-looking statements” regarding future events. Statements contained in this communication that refer to Progenics’ estimated or anticipated future results or other non-historical facts are forward-looking statements that reflect Progenics’ current perspective of existing trends and information as of the date of this communication and include statements regarding Progenics’ strategic and operational plans and delivering value for shareholders. Forward looking statements generally will be accompanied by words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “plan,” “could,” “should,” “estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,” “outlook,” “guidance,” “intend,” “may,” “might,” “will,” “possible,” “potential,” “predict,” “project,” or other similar words, phrases or expressions. Such statements are predictions only and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include, among others: risks associated with the proposed merger transaction with Lantheus Holdings, Inc.; market acceptance for approved products; the risk that the commercial launch of AZEDRA may not meet revenue and income expectations; the cost, timing and unpredictability of results of clinical trials and other development activities and collaborations; the unpredictability of the duration and results of regulatory review of New Drug Applications (NDA) and Investigational NDAs; the inherent uncertainty of outcomes in the intellectual property disputes such as the dispute with the University of Heidelberg regarding PSMA-617; our ability to successfully develop and commercialize products that incorporate licensed intellectual property; the effectiveness of the efforts of our partners to market and sell products on which we collaborate and the royalty revenue generated thereby; generic and other competition; the possible impairment of, inability to obtain and costs of obtaining intellectual property rights; possible product safety or efficacy concerns, general business, financial, regulatory and accounting matters, litigation and other risks; and risks related to changes in the composition of our Board of Directors following the delivery of shareholder consents in response to the recent consent solicitation conducted by one of our shareholders. More information concerning Progenics and such risks and uncertainties is available on its website, and in its press releases and reports it files with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), including those risk factors included in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018, as updated in its subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Progenics is providing the information in this press release as of its date and, except as expressly required by law, Progenics disclaims any intent or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or circumstances or otherwise.

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Melissa Downs
Investor Relations
(646) 975-2533
mdowns@progenics.com