Cangene to host third quarter fiscal 2009 conference call on Friday June 12, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern



    Listed TSX, Symbol: CNJ

    TORONTO and WINNIPEG, June 10 /CNW/ - Cangene Corporation today announces
that it intends to host a conference call on Friday, June 12, 2009 at 11:00
a.m. Eastern to discuss its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal
2009, ended April 30, 2009. The Company intends to disclose its financial
results via news release after market close on Thursday, June 11, 2009.
    To access the conference call by telephone, dial 416-644-3416 or
1-800-732-0232. Please connect approximately 15 minutes prior to the beginning
of the call to ensure participation. The conference call will be archived for
replay until Friday, June 19, 2009, at midnight. To access the archived
conference call, dial 416-640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525 and enter the reservation
number 21308269 followed by the number sign.
    A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available at
www.cangene.com and www.newswire.ca. Please connect at least 15 minutes prior
to the conference call to ensure adequate time for any software download that
may be required to join the webcast. The webcast will be archived at the above
websites for 90 days.

    About Cangene Corporation

    Cangene is one of Canada's largest and earliest biopharmaceutical
companies. It was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Cangene has approximately 700 employees in eight locations across North
America and its products are sold worldwide. It operates three large
manufacturing facilities - two in Winnipeg, Manitoba and one in Baltimore,
Maryland - where it produces its own products and undertakes contract
manufacturing for a number of companies. Cangene operates three U.S. and one
Canadian plasma-collection facilities. In addition, it has a regulatory
affairs, sales and investor relations office in Toronto, Ontario.
    Cangene is focused on developing therapeutics for infectious diseases,
and the Company uses patented manufacturing processes to produce
plasma-derived and recombinant therapeutic proteins. Cangene has five FDA
and/or Health Canada-approved products. In addition, the Company has several
more products in development at various stages. Three of Cangene's products
have been accepted into the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile - botulism
antitoxin, anthrax immune globulin and vaccinia immune globulin, a product
used to counteract certain complications that may arise from smallpox
vaccination.
    Capitalizing on its drug manufacturing expertise, Cangene also operates a
significant contract research and manufacturing business using its Winnipeg
facilities and the resources of Baltimore, Maryland-based Chesapeake
Biological Laboratories, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary). Cangene's website,
www.cangene.com, includes product and investor information, including past
news releases. Chesapeake's website is www.cblinc.com.





For further information:

For further information: Jean Compton at (416) 675-8280 or by email at
jcompton@cangene.com

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