Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: PPHM, PPHMP) reports that it will present top-line data from the phase 3 SUNRISE trial of its bavituximab cancer treatment as a late-breaking oral presentation at the upcoming European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2016 Congress. The company will present data showing that a biomarker in the SUNRISE trial correlated with a statistically significant improvement in overall survival for patients treated with bavituximab in combination with docetaxel compared to patients treated with docetaxel alone. Peregrine will file a new patent application directed to the use of the biomarker prior to the presentation of results at the ESMO 2016 Congress, taking place October 7-11, 2016, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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About Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the lives of patients by delivering high quality pharmaceutical products through its contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) services and through advancing and licensing its investigational immunotherapy and related products. Peregrine’s in-house CDMO services, including cGMP manufacturing and development capabilities, are provided through its wholly-owned subsidiary Avid Bioservices, Inc. (www.avidbio.com), which provides development and biomanufacturing services for both Peregrine and third-party customers. The company is also working to evaluate its lead immunotherapy candidate, bavituximab, in combination with immune stimulating therapies for the treatment of various cancers, and developing its proprietary exosome technology for the detection and monitoring of cancer. For more information, please visit www.peregrineinc.com.
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