Protox to present at the AdMeTech Foundation Conference



    VANCOUVER, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - Protox Therapeutics Inc. (TSX-V:PRX) today
announced that Dr. Fahar Merchant, President and CEO of Protox, will be
presenting at the Fourth AdMeTech Foundation Conference in Washington, D.C.
The conference is a multi-disciplinary forum where leaders of philanthropy,
advocacy, government, industry, academia, media and communications will
discuss innovative ideas and partnerships to expedite fundamental advances in
cancer imaging, with prostate cancer as a model. The goal of the AdMeTech
Foundation is to shift prostate cancer care from the current era of blind
diagnosis and treatment to the future of image-guided, minimally invasive and
precisely targeted interventions. The presentation by Dr. Merchant entitled
Minimally Invasive Image-Guided Delivery of Targeted Toxins for the Treatment
of Cancer will take place at the L'enfant Plaza Hotel at 1:30pm EST on
September 17, 2007.

    About Protox

    Protox Therapeutics is a leader in advancing novel, targeted protein
toxin therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other proliferative
diseases. The company is actively developing two distinct but complementary
platforms, INxin(TM) and PORxin(TM), and currently has four clinical programs
in development. A Phase 2a clinical trial into the use of PRX321 (INxin) for
the treatment of primary brain cancer has been completed and the drug has
received Fast Track Designation and Orphan Drug Status from the US FDA. In
addition, a Phase 1 trial has been completed for PRX321 to treat patients with
renal cell carcinoma and non-small cell lung cancer. Patient enrollment has
been completed for a Phase 1 clinical trial into the use of PRX302 (PORxin)
for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. A Phase 1 clinical study of
PRX302 for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)
is ongoing.

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    Certain statements included in this press release may be considered
forward-looking. Such statements involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or
achievements to be materially different from those implied by such statements,
and therefore these statements should not be read as guarantees of future
performance or results. All forward-looking statements are based on Protox'
current beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently
available to Protox and relate to, among other things, anticipated financial
performance, business prospects, strategies, regulatory developments, market
acceptance and future commitments. Readers are cautioned not to place undue
reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date
of this press release. Due to risks and uncertainties, including the risks and
uncertainties identified by Protox in its public securities filings; actual
events may differ materially from current expectations. Protox disclaims any
intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements,
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.





For further information:

For further information: James Beesley, Director, Investor Relations,
Protox Therapeutics, (604) 484-0975, jbeesley@protoxtherapeutics.com; Michael
Moore, Investor Relations, Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x 241,
mmoore@equicomgroup.com

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