NEW YORK, June 06, 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 today announced that six abstracts highlighting AZEDRA (iobenguane I 131) , PyL (¹⁸F-DCFPyL) and the Company’s artificial intelligence technology have been selected for presentation at the upcoming Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2019 Annual Meeting which will be held from June 22 – June 25, 2019 in Anaheim, California. Details on the presentations are included below.

Date & Time: Monday, June 24, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Poster Session Title: Prostate/GU Imaging Posters
Title: Prospective evaluation of ¹⁸F-DCFPyL in Patients with Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer: Positivity Rate and Correlation with PSA levels
Abstract No.: 1573

Date & Time: Monday, June 24, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Poster Session Title: Prostate/GU Imaging Posters
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.: 1584

Date & Time: Monday, June 24, 2019 from 5:05 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Pacific Time
Oral Session Title: Machine Learning in Nuclear Medicine Imaging I: Image Processing and Clinical Tasks
Title: Automated Assessment of Prostatic PSMA Expression in SPECT/CT using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks - A Prospectively Planned Retrospective Analysis of Phase 3 Study MIP-1404-3301
Abstract No.: 401

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 1:20 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Oral Session Title: Therapy Concepts I: Endocrinology
Title: An update on overall survival from a multi-center, open-label, pivotal phase 2b study of AZEDRA® (iobenguane I 131) in patients with iobenguane scan positive locally advanced or metastatic pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma (PPGL)
Abstract No.: 564

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. Pacific Time
Oral Session Title: Prostate Diagnosis I
Title: Results from the OSPREY trial: A PrOspective Phase 2/3 Multi-Center Study of ¹⁸F-DCFPyL PET/CT Imaging in Patients with PRostate Cancer - Examination of Diagnostic AccuracY
Abstract No.: 586

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 3:20 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Oral Session Title: Prostate Diagnosis II
Title: Prospective Evaluation of ¹⁸F-DCFPyL PET/CT and Conventional Imaging in Patients with Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Abstract No.: 652

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 agent for prostate cancer (PyL™); and imaging analysis technology (aBSI and PSMA AI). Progenics has two 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 RELISTOR® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation, which is partnered with Bausch Health Companies Inc.

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