BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today that the Company's third quarter 2013 financial results will be released on Thursday, November 7, 2013, and that the Company will host a conference call and live webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET that afternoon. Management will provide an overview of the company's financial results and will address frequently asked questions from investors.
"For this quarter's call, we are evaluating a new format in order to address questions submitted via our website and other channels. The discussion will include recent inquiries regarding the prostate cancer market landscape and our clinical development program," stated Scott Cormack, President and CEO of OncoGenex. "While we remain blinded to the SYNERGY and Borealis-1 data, we will review the estimated timelines, which remain unchanged from those disclosed in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the second quarter of 2013."
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- To access the webcast, log on to the Investor Relations page of the OncoGenex website at www.oncogenex.com. Alternatively, you may access the live conference call by dialing (877) 606-1416 (U.S. & Canada) or (707) 287-9313 (International). A webcast replay will be available approximately two hours after the call and will be archived on www.oncogenex.com for 90 days. You can also monitor key information from the quarterly call by following the new OncoGenex Investor Relations Twitter account at: ="http://twitter.com/@OncoGenex_IR" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/@OncoGenex_IR
OncoGenex is a biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of new therapies that address treatment resistance in cancer patients. OncoGenex has a diverse oncology pipeline, with each product candidate having a distinct mechanism of action and representing a unique opportunity for cancer drug development. OncoGenex and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. have entered a global collaboration and license agreement to develop and commercialize OncoGenex' lead drug candidate, custirsen. Custirsen is currently in Phase 3 clinical development as a treatment in men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer and in patients with advanced, unresectable non-small cell lung cancer. Apatorsen is in Phase 2 clinical development and OGX-225 is currently in pre-clinical development. More information is available at www.OncoGenex.com.
OncoGenex' Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to, statements concerning our expected timelines for our SYNERGY and Borealis-1 trials. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management's current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements, including, among others, the risk that our product candidates will not demonstrate the hypothesized or expected benefits, the risk of delays in our expected clinical trials and the other factors described in our risk factors set forth in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time, including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. The Company undertakes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained herein or to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date hereof, other than as may be required by applicable law.
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