Cangene to host second quarter conference call Friday, March 16th, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. E.S.T.

    Listed TSX, Symbol:  CNJ

    TORONTO and WINNIPEG, March 14 /CNW/ - Cangene today announces that it
intends to host a conference call on Friday, March 16th, 2007 at 11:00 a.m.
E.S.T. to discuss its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2007,
ended January 31st, 2007. The Company intends to disclose its financial
results via news release after market close on Thursday, March 15th, 2007.
    To access the conference call by telephone, dial 416-644-3415 or
1-800-732-9303. 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, March 23rd, 2007 at midnight. To access the archived
conference call, dial 416-640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525 and enter the reservation
number 21223596 followed by the number sign.
    A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available at and 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
web sites for 90 days.

    About Cangene

    Cangene is one of Canada's largest and earliest biopharmaceutical
companies. It was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Cangene carries out research and development in Mississauga, Ontario and in
Winnipeg. It uses patented manufacturing processes to produce plasma-derived
and recombinant therapeutic proteins. Cangene has three FDA-approved products
and a fourth that has been approved in Canada, one of its recombinant protein
products has received an approvable letter from the FDA and another has been
submitted for regulatory review in Canada, and in addition, the Company has
several more products in development at various stages. 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). An expansion in 2006 at the Winnipeg
location will increase the Company's capacity to fractionate plasma to
accommodate the growing manufacturing requirements. Cangene's website,, includes product and investor information, including past
news releases. Chesapeake's website is

    Forward-looking information

    The reader should be aware that Cangene's businesses are subject to risks
and uncertainties that cannot be predicted or quantified; consequently, actual
results may differ materially from past results and those expressed or implied
by any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to
such risks or uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the regulatory
environment including the difficulty of predicting regulatory outcomes;
changes in the value of the Canadian dollar; the Company's reliance on a small
number of customers including government organizations; the demand for new
products and the impact of competitive products, service and pricing; cost of
raw materials, especially the cost and antibody concentration in plasma;
fluctuations in operating results; government policies or actions; progress
and cost of clinical trials; reliance on key strategic relationships; costs
and possible development delays resulting from use of legal, regulatory or
legislative strategies by the Company's competitors; uncertainty related to
intellectual property protection and potential cost associated with its
defence; the Company's exposure to lawsuits, and uncertainties related to
estimates and judgments used in preparation of financial statements in
accordance with GAAP and related standards, and other matters beyond control
of management.
    Risks and uncertainties are discussed more extensively in the MD&A
section of the Company's most recent annual report and annual information
form, which are available on the Company's website or on SEDAR at Scientific information that relates to unapproved products or
unapproved uses of products is preliminary and investigative. No conclusions
can or should be drawn regarding the safety or efficacy of such products. Only
regulatory authorities can determine whether products are safe and effective
for the uses being investigated. Healthcare professionals are directed to
refer to approved labelling for products and not rely on information presented
in news releases.
    The cautionary statements referred to above should be considered in
connection with all written or oral statements, especially forward-looking
statements, that are made by the Company or by persons acting on its behalf
and in conjunction with its periodic filings with Securities Commissions,
including those contained in the Company's news releases and most recently
filed annual information form. Forward-looking statements can be identified by
the use of words such as "expects", "plans", "will", "believes", "estimates",
"intends", "may", "bodes" and other words of similar meaning (including
negative and grammatical variations). Should known or unknown risks or
uncertainties materialize, or should management's assumptions prove
inaccurate, actual results could vary materially from those anticipated. The
Company undertakes no obligation to publicly make or update any
forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable law.

For further information:

For further information: Jean Compton, Manager, Investor Relations at
(905) 405-2900, or by email at

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