M. D. Anderson Cancer Center researchers to present CTCE-9908 data at the AACR annual meeting

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    VANCOUVER, April 2 /CNW/ - Chemokine Therapeutics Corp. (the "Company")
(TSX:CTI, OTCBB:CHKT), a biotechnology company developing chemokine-based
therapies to treat cancer, blood disorders, and vascular diseases, today
announced that the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center's
abstract, "Inhibition of primary growth and distant metastasis with a CXCR4
antagonist in a mouse model of breast cancer" authored by Eugene H. Huang,
Balraj Singh, Laura Vincent, Massimo Cristofanilli, Kailash Mosalpuria,
Caimiao Wei, and Anthony Lucci, has been accepted by the American Association
for Cancer Research ("AACR") for oral presentation at its 2007 Annual Meeting
being held in Los Angeles, California. The presentation will be given by
Dr. Eugene Huang on Wednesday, April 18, 2007, as part of the Experimental
Therapeutics Mini-symposium.
    The Meeting is expected to attract more than 15,000 participants from 60
countries to discuss and hear presentations on new and significant discoveries
in basic, clinical, and translational cancer research. The AACR hopes to
identify the most compelling science and ensure that the latest advances in
all areas of cancer research and specifically the most important emerging
research fields are fully covered.
    Researchers at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have been studying the
ability of CTCE-9908 to inhibit the metastasis of a human breast cancer in
preclinical models as part of a collaborative research effort with the

    About CTCE-9908
    CTCE-9908 is a peptide analog of the Chemokine SDF-1, and an antagonist
of its receptor, CXCR4. SDF-1 is the only known naturally occurring chemokine
that binds to CXCR4, which is present on cancer cells of over 30 different
tumor types. Activation by SDF-1 is believed to be critical in angiogenesis
and in the metastasis (or spread) of cancer cells to distant locations in the
body, where they form new tumors. Approximately 90% of cancer deaths are due
to metastasis. We believe that CTCE-9908 interferes with the metastatic
process of cancers by both preventing their spread and blocking the blood
supply to the cancer cells.
    The Company is currently conducting a Phase Ib/II clinical trial on
CTCE-9908 to assess safety and preliminary efficacy in late stage cancer
patients. Preliminary results were recently released where no dose limiting
toxicities were observed in any of the cancer patients and two out of three
patients with ovarian cancer responded positively and exhibited stable disease
when comparing the size of target tumors at baseline to the assessment
performed after CTCE-9908 treatment. The remaining patients are currently
being enrolled with the final results expected later this year.

    About American Association for Cancer Research
    AACR is one of the oldest and largest scientific organization in the
world focused on every aspect of high-quality, innovative cancer research. Its
reputation for scientific breadth and excellence attract the premier
researchers in the field. The programs and services of AACR foster the
exchange of knowledge and new ideas among scientists dedicated to cancer
research, provide training opportunities for the next generation of cancer
researchers, and increase public understanding of cancer.

    About The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
    M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, a component of The University of Texas
System, has established an international reputation as one of the world's
preeminent centers for cancer patient care, research, education and prevention
with pioneering approaches and technologies. M. D. Anderson holds the
distinction of being designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as one
of the first three Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States. M. D.
Anderson has been named the nation's top cancer hospital by U.S. News & World
Report's "Best Hospitals" survey four out of the past six years.

    About Chemokine Therapeutics Corp. (TSX: CTI, OTCBB: CHKT)
    Chemokine Therapeutics is a product-focused biotechnology company
developing drugs in the field of chemokines. Chemokines are a class of
signaling proteins which play a critical role in the growth, differentiation,
and maturation of cells necessary for fighting infection as well as tissue
repair and regeneration. Chemokines also have an important role in cancer
metastasis and growth. Chemokine Therapeutics is a leader in research in the
field of chemokines and has several products in various stages of development.

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For further information: Chemokine Therapeutics Corp., Mr. Don Evans,
Director of Public Relations, Phone: (604) 822-0305, or 1-888-822-0305, Fax:
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