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Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals Announces That Full Results From the Phase 3 Seamless Trial Have Been Selected for Oral Presentation at ASH 2017 Annual Meeting


Posted on: 01 Nov 17

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Nov. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYCC) (NASDAQ:CYCCP) (Cyclacel or the Company), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company using cell cycle, transcriptional regulation and DNA damage response biology to develop innovative, targeted medicines for cancer and other proliferative diseases, announced today that data from the Company’s Phase 3 SEAMLESS study in acute myeloid leukemia, or AML, have been selected for an oral presentation at the 59th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, on December 11, 2017. SEAMLESS is a global, randomized study evaluating a regimen of oral sapacitabine alternating with intravenous decitabine versus intravenous decitabine in elderly patients with AML who are unfit for intensive chemotherapy.

Presentation details are as follows:

Date and Time: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. EST
Abstract Title:   Results of a Phase 3 Study of Elderly Patients with Newly Diagnosed AML Treated with Sapacitabine and Decitabine Administered in Alternating Cycles
Session Number: 616
Session Name: Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Novel Therapy, excluding Transplantation: Novel Therapies for Elderly Patients with AML 
Publication Number: 891
Room: Georgia World Congress Center, Bldg B, Lvl 5, Murphy BR 1-2

Abstracts for the 2017 ASH Annual Meeting can be accessed at: http://www.hematology.org/Annual-Meeting/.

About Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company using cell cycle, transcriptional regulation and DNA damage response biology to develop innovative, targeted medicines for cancer and other proliferative diseases. Cyclacel's transcriptional regulation program is evaluating CYC065, a CDK inhibitor, in patients with advanced cancers. The DNA damage response program is evaluating a sequential regimen of sapacitabine and seliciclib, a CDK inhibitor, in patients with BRCA positive, advanced solid cancers. Cyclacel's strategy is to build a diversified biopharmaceutical business focused in hematology and oncology based on a pipeline of novel drug candidates. For additional information, please visit www.cyclacel.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to be materially different from historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements include statements regarding, among other things, the efficacy, safety and intended utilization of Cyclacel's product candidates, the conduct and results of future clinical trials, plans regarding regulatory filings, future research and clinical trials and plans regarding partnering activities. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially include the risk that product candidates that appeared promising in early research and clinical trials do not demonstrate safety and/or efficacy in larger-scale or later clinical trials, trials may have difficulty enrolling, Cyclacel may not obtain approval to market its product candidates, the risks associated with reliance on outside financing to meet capital requirements, and the risks associated with reliance on collaborative partners for further clinical trials, development and commercialization of product candidates. You are urged to consider statements that include the words "may," "will," "would," "could," "should," "believes," "estimates," "projects," "potential," "expects," "plans," "anticipates," "intends," "continues," "forecast," "designed," "goal," or the negative of those words or other comparable words to be uncertain and forward-looking. For a further list and description of the risks and uncertainties the Company faces, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and other periodic and other filings we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission and are available at www.sec.gov. Such forward-looking statements are current only as of the date they are made, and we assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contacts
Company:  Paul McBarron, (908) 517-7330, pmcbarron@cyclacel.com
Investor Relations:  Alexander Fudukidis, Russo partners LLC, (646) 942-5632, alex.fudukidis@russopartnersllc.com

© Copyright 2017 Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Cyclacel logo and Cyclacel® are trademarks of Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Last updated on: 01/11/2017

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