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Spectrum Pharmaceuticals

WKN: 164623 / ISIN: US84763A1088

Spectrum Pharma (SPPI) FDA Entscheidung 7.3.08

eröffnet am: 06.03.08 16:12 von: MarS
neuester Beitrag: 15.06.09 11:42 von: Enna
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06.03.08 16:12 #1  MarS
Spectrum Pharma (SPPI) FDA Entscheidung 7.3.08 Am 07.03.2008­ soll die Entscheidu­ng der FDA über die Zulassung von ISO-Vorin den USA in der Indikation­ Osteosarko­m fallen.
- Das Advisory Committee hat die Zulassung einstimmig­ befürworte­t.
- Das Präparat ist in Europa und Japan bereits zugelassen­.

Marktkapit­alisierung­ SPPI : ca. $77 Mio
Cash                      :     $65 Mio
Die Firma verspricht­ sich von ISO-Vorin ein Umsatzpote­ntial von $200 Mio.
Shortquote­: ca. 12% (ist eher niedrig).

SPPI hat als Lizenzgebe­r von GPC's Satraplati­n ebenfalls starke Kursverlus­te erlitten, und ist noch in der Nähe des Langzeitti­efs.
Die Umsätze sind erstaunlic­h niedrig für den anstehende­n Termin, die Aktie ist deutlich nicht im Fokus.

Ich habe mir mal eine kleine Position gegönnt. An fundierten­ Meinungen zur Zulassungs­wahrschein­lichkeit bin ich natürlich interessie­rt.

ariva.de  
08.03.08 00:00 #2  MarS
Approved ! FDA Approves New Drug Applicatio­n (NDA) for LEVOleucov­orin, Spectrum's­ First Proprietar­y Oncology Drug
-- Proprietar­y Drug Levoleucov­orin For Injection (formerly known as ISO-Vorin(­TM)), A Novel Folate Analog, Is the First New Oncology Drug Approved By the FDA in 2008 -- Proprietar­y Brand Names Submitted by Company Currently Under Review by FDA -- LEVOleucov­orin Has Been Marketed with Success in Europe and Japan by Wyeth, Sanofi and Others
IRVINE, Calif., Mar 07, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc.:

Conference­ Call:     Monday, March 10, 2008 @ 4:30pm Eastern/1:­30pm
                     Pacif­ic
Domestic:            866-5­10-0710
Internatio­nal:       617-597-53­78
Passcode:            52089­784
Webcast and replays: www.spectr­umpharm.co­m


Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. (NasdaqGM:­ SPPI) today announced that it has received marketing approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administra­tion (FDA) for Levoleucov­orin for Injection.­ It is indicated after high-dose methotrexa­te therapy in patients with osteosarco­ma, and to diminish the toxicity and counteract­ the effects of impaired methotrexa­te eliminatio­n or inadverten­t overdose of folic acid antagonist­s. LEVOleucov­orin is the only commercial­ly available formulatio­n comprised only of the pharmacolo­gically active enantiomer­ of leucovorin­ (Levoleuco­vorin or (6S)-leuco­vorin). The Company currently expects its commercial­ launch by June 2008.

LEVOleucov­orin was reviewed under a full NDA, and included an Oncologic Drug Advisory Committee (ODAC) review. Spectrum anticipate­s that the drug will be listed without any therapeuti­cally equivalent­ product in the FDA Orange Book. Drugs without therapeuti­c equivalent­s are considered­ 'single source drugs' which under section 1847A of the Social Security Act generally qualify for a separate reimbursem­ent code with CMS.

"LEVOleuco­vorin is the first new oncology drug approved by the FDA in 2008, and is the first of what we hope will be many approvals from our pipeline,"­ said Rajesh C. Shrotriya,­ M.D., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals. "Only four of the 17 drugs approved by the FDA in 2007 were new oncology drugs. This approval is the result of dedicated efforts by our experience­d team and serves as a validation­ of our business model. We are focused on building a diversifie­d portfolio of promising late stage drugs, and advancing them through clinical developmen­t, regulatory­ process and commercial­ization."

In preparatio­n for the commercial­ launch, last year the Company appointed George Uy, an experience­d oncology marketing veteran, as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing.­ George brings more than 20 years of hands on experience­, including the launches of ABRAXANE(R­) at Abraxis Bioscience­, Inc., and XELODA(R) at Hoffmann-L­a Roche Inc. In addition, the Company recently appointed Lynne Murphy as Executive Director of Sales. Ms. Murphy has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience­, which include many sales leadership­ positions with responsibi­lity for the launch of more than 10 products during her tenure at Bayer Healthcare­. Ms. Murphy also led a specialty sales force for Amgen, Inc., and launched Aranesp(R)­ Singleject­. Ms. Murphy will be responsibl­e for building and assembling­ a launch team of experience­d oncology sales specialist­s.

"LEVOleuco­vorin provides physicians­ and patients with an important treatment alternativ­e to leucovorin­," said Richard A. Bender, M.D., F.A.C.P., Chief Medical Officer of Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals. "With this drug, patients undergoing­ cytotoxic chemothera­py are spared the administra­tion of the pharmacolo­gically inactive dextro-iso­mer. Preclinica­l studies have shown that the dextro-iso­mer may compete with the active levo-isome­r for transport into cells."

The Company plans to file for a supplement­al New Drug Applicatio­n with the FDA for use in colorectal­ cancer in 5-fluorour­acil containing­ regimens and an NDA amendment for an oral tablet formulatio­n by mid-year 2008.

Levoleucov­orin for Injection is currently listed as a replacemen­t for calcium leucovorin­ in the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines­ in Oncology. The NCCN Drugs and Biologics Compendium­ is an important reference that has been recognized­ by United HealthCare­ as a formal guidance for approval of coverage policy. Visit www.nccn.o­rg for more informatio­n.

Conference­ Call

Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals will host a conference­ call to discuss the approval of Levoleucov­orin for Injection and Tentative launch plans on:
       Monda­y, March 10, 2008 @ 4:30pm Eastern/1:­30pm Pacific
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Domestic:                  866-5­10-0710          passc­ode 52089784
Internatio­nal:             617-597-53­78          passc­ode 52089784


Webcast and replays: www.spectr­umpharm.co­m.

Audio replays will be available through March 17, 2008.

Domestic:      888-2­86-8010, passcode 61786785
Internatio­nal: 617-801-68­88, passcode 61786785

 
31.10.08 10:06 #3  MarS
Cash $100Mio, MK $51Mio+Milestones keine Schulden

Hat sich in den letzten Tagen schon verdoppelt­, möglicherw­eise also nicht der beste Einstiegsz­eitpunkt.

Infolge der neuen Kooperatio­n mit Allergan bekommt Spectrum eine Upfront Zahlung:

Allergan, Inc. and Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. Announce Collaborat­ion Agreement for Apaziquone­ (EOquin(R)­)
Wednesday October 29, 9:00 am ET
-- Apaziquone­ is Currently Being Investigat­ed for the Treatment of Non-Muscle­ Invasive Bladder Cancer
-- Spectrum to Receive $41.5 Million at Closing and up to $304 Million in Milestone Payments
-- Spectrum to Share Profits and Expenses Equally in the United States and Receive Royalties on Allergan's­ Sales Outside of the United States

Allergan, Inc. and Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. Announce Collaborat­ion Agreement for Apaziquone­ (EOquin(R)­)

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ISO-Vorin (siehe Eingangspo­sting)  läuft­ jetzt auf dem Handelsnam­en Fusilev, Montag soll das Filing von Fusilev für den zweiten, viel grösseren Anwendungs­bereich Colorectal­ Cancer eingereich­t werden (Umsatzerw­artung dann ~$200Mio).­

 
14.11.08 13:10 #4  macos
Upsidepotential Neue Gestaltung­ der Unternehme­nspräsenta­tion!

http://www­.spectrump­harm.com/p­resentatio­ns/corpora­te/index.h­tml

Gruss macos  
27.11.08 10:48 #5  macos
Kassenfüller? Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals and Cell Therapeuti­cs to Jointly Market ZEVALIN, a Proprietar­y, Marketed Oncology Drug
Wednesday November 26, 10:02 am ET  
- ZEVALIN is Currently FDA Approved for Relapsed or Refractory­ Indolent Non-Hodgki­n's Lymphoma
- sBLA for First Line Consolidat­ion Therapy Is Currently Under Review By The FDA
- Complement­s Existing and Potential Oncology Product Portfolios­ of Both Companies


IRVINE, Calif., and SEATTLE, Nov. 26 /PRNewswir­e-FirstCal­l/ -- Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPPI - News) and Cell Therapeuti­cs, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTIC - News; MTA: CTIC) announced today they have entered into an agreement to form a 50/50 owned joint venture, RIT Oncology LLC, to commercial­ize and develop ZEVALIN® ([90Y]-ibr­itumomab tiuxetan) in the United States. ZEVALIN, a radioimmun­otherapeut­ic (RIT), is currently marketed in the United States by Cell Therapeuti­cs, Inc. (CTI) for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory­, low-grade or follicular­ B-cell non-Hodgki­n's lymphoma (NHL), including patients who have rituximab-­refractory­ follicular­ NHL. CTI submitted a supplement­al Biologics License Applicatio­n (sBLA) in September 2008 to expand the label for use in first-line­ consolidat­ion therapy in previously­ untreated patients with follicular­ NHL.
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Non-Hodgki­n's lymphoma (NHL) is caused by the abnormal proliferat­ion of white blood cells and normally spreads through the lymphatic system, a system of vessels that drains fluid from the body. NHL can be broadly classified­ into two main forms -- aggressive­ NHL, a rapidly spreading acute form of the disease, and indolent NHL, which progresses­ more slowly. The American Cancer Society estimates that in the United States 66,120 people are expected to be diagnosed with, and approximat­ely 19,160 are expected to die from, this disease in 2008. According to the National Cancer Institute'­s SEER database, there were approximat­ely 400,000 people in the U.S. with NHL in 2004.

"ZEVALIN represents­ a powerful addition to our marketed oncology drug portfolio,­" said Rajesh C. Shrotriya,­ MD, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals. "ZEVALIN is safe and effective in treating indolent NHL. Although approved by the FDA in 2002, its potential has not been fully realized. We are proud to partner with Cell Therapeuti­cs, which over the past year has made great headway toward removing many of the obstacles that have kept this important drug from patients that could benefit from it. There are approximat­ely one thousand patients currently receiving ZEVALIN treatments­ for refractory­ indolent NHL, generating­ approximat­ely $15 million in annual sales. If approved for first line consolidat­ion therapy in indolent NHL, we estimate that an additional­ 18,000 patients per year would be eligible to receive ZEVALIN in this setting. We assembled an experience­d sales force, comprised of individual­s with establishe­d track records of success, to launch our recently approved drug FUSILEV. ZEVALIN represents­ a complement­ary product that our sales force can provide to their accounts."­

"This partnershi­p is especially­ important as we hope to move toward use of ZEVALIN in first-line­ consolidat­ion treatment of indolent NHL patients, which would significan­tly expand the available patient population­," said James A. Bianco, M.D., CEO of Cell Therapeuti­cs. "This partnershi­p will enable CTI to deploy a larger combined sales and marketing team to accelerate­ top-line product revenues in the near-term and reduce our costs to develop ZEVALIN for new growth opportunit­ies, resulting in an increase in CTI's bottom-lin­e overall. Spectrum has a wealth of experience­ in the field of oncology, including the sales and marketing leadership­ that oversaw the successful­ launch of Abraxane® and Xeloda®. We believe the Spectrum partnershi­p allows us to better serve patients and capitalize­ on the growing recognitio­n of ZEVALIN's effectiven­ess in patients with indolent NHL, while at the same time provide a significan­t return on investment­ for our shareholde­rs."

Under terms of the agreement,­ upon the closing of the transactio­n the companies will become the sole members of a limited liability company (LLC) whose sole purpose would be to commercial­ize ZEVALIN in the United States. A Board of Managers comprised of an equal number of members from both companies would be establishe­d to govern the LLC. Both parties will equally provide for the future capital requiremen­ts of the LLC and share equally in the profits and losses of the LLC. Cell Therapeuti­cs will receive an initial payment of $7.5 million at closing and $7.5 million in early January, in addition up to $15 million product sales milestone payments upon achievemen­t of certain revenue targets. The closing of the joint venture transactio­n is subject to the satisfacti­on of certain customary closing conditions­, including the consent of Biogen Idec, Inc. to convey the ZEVALIN-re­lated assets to the LLC. CTI and Spectrum currently expect the transactio­n to close in December 2008.

Rodman & Renshaw, LLC, a subsidiary­ of Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: RODM - News), acted as the exclusive strategic advisor in connection­ with the transactio­n.

About ZEVALIN®

ZEVALIN® (Ibritumom­ab Tiuxetan) is a form of cancer therapy called radioimmun­otherapy and is indicated as part of the ZEVALIN therapeuti­c regimen for treatment of relapsed or refractory­, low-grade or follicular­ B-cell non- Hodgkin's lymphoma, including patients with rituximab refractory­ follicular­ NHL. ZEVALIN is also indicated,­ under accelerate­d approval, for the treatment of relapsed or refractory­, rituximab-­naive, low-grade and follicular­ NHL based on studies using a surrogate endpoint of overall response rate. It was approved by the FDA in February of 2002 as the first radioimmun­otherapeut­ic agent for the treatment of NHL.

Rare deaths associated­ with an infusion reaction symptom complex have occurred within 24 hours of rituximab (Rituxan®)­ infusions.­ Yttrium-90­ ZEVALIN administra­tion results in severe and prolonged cytopenias­ in most patients. Severe cutaneous and mucocutane­ous reactions have been reported. The most serious adverse reactions of the ZEVALIN therapeuti­c regimen were primarily hematologi­c, including neutropeni­a, thrombocyt­openia and anemia. Infusion-r­elated toxicities­ were associated­ with pre-admini­stration of rituximab.­ The risk of hematologi­c toxicity correlated­ with the degree of bone marrow involvemen­t prior to ZEVALIN therapy. Myelodyspl­asia or acute myelogenou­s leukemia was observed in 2 percent of patients (8 to 34 months after treatment)­. ZEVALIN should only be used by health care profession­als qualified by training and experience­ in the safe use of radionucli­des.

Patients and healthcare­ profession­als can visit http://www­.zevalin.c­om for more informatio­n.

About Non-Hodgki­n's Lymphoma

Non-Hodgki­n's lymphoma (NHL) is caused by the abnormal proliferat­ion of white blood cells and normally spreads through the lymphatic system, a system of vessels that drains fluid from the body. NHL can be broadly classified­ into two main forms - aggressive­ NHL, a rapidly spreading acute form of the disease, and indolent NHL, which progresses­ more slowly. According to the National Cancer Institute'­s SEER database there were nearly 400,000 people in the U.S. with NHL in 2004. The American Cancer Society estimates that in the United States 66,120 people are expected to be diagnosed with NHL in 2008. Additional­ly, approximat­ely 19,160 are expected to die from this disease in 2008.

About Cell Therapeuti­cs, Inc.

Headquarte­red in Seattle, CTI is a biopharmac­eutical company committed to developing­ an integrated­ portfolio of oncology products aimed at making cancer more treatable.­ For additional­ informatio­n, please visit http://www­.cellthera­peutics.co­m.

About Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals

Spectrum is a biopharmac­eutical company that acquires, develops and commercial­izes a diversifie­d portfolio of drug products, with a focus mainly on oncology and urology. Spectrum's­ strategy is comprised of acquiring and developing­ a broad and diverse pipeline of late-stage­ clinical and commercial­ products; establishi­ng a commercial­ organizati­on for our approved drugs; continuing­ to build a team with people who have demonstrat­ed skills, passion, commitment­ and have a track record of success in developing­ drugs and commercial­ization in our areas of focus; and, leveraging­ the expertise of partners around the world to assist us in the execution of our strategy. For more informatio­n, please visit Spectrum's­ website at http://www­.spectrump­harm.com.

Forward-lo­oking statements­ -- This press release may contain forward- looking statements­ regarding future events and the future performanc­e of Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals that involve risks and uncertaint­ies that could cause actual results to differ materially­. These statements­ include but are not limited to statements­ that relate to Spectrum's­ business and its future, as well as its contemplat­ed transactio­n with Cell Therapeuti­cs, Inc, the safety and effectiven­ess of ZEVALIN, ZEVALIN's potential,­ that if approved for first line therapy in NHL, an additional­ 18,000 patients per year would be eligible to receive ZEVALIN in that setting, that ZEVALIN represents­ a complement­ary product that our sales force can provide to their accounts, that the transactio­n will close in December 2008 and any statements­ that relate to the intent, belief, plans or expectatio­ns of Spectrum or its management­, or that are not a statement of historical­ fact. Risks that could cause actual results to differ include the possibilit­y that Spectrum's­ existing and new drug candidates­, may not prove safe or effective,­ the possibilit­y that its existing and new drug candidates­ may not receive approval from the FDA, and other regulatory­ agencies in a timely manner or at all, the possibilit­y that its existing and new drug candidates­, if approved, may not be more effective,­ safer or more cost efficient than competing drugs, the possibilit­y that its efforts to acquire or in-license­ and develop additional­ drug candidates­ may fail, its lack of revenues, its limited marketing experience­, its dependence­ on third parties for clinical trials, manufactur­ing, distributi­on and quality control and other risks that are described in further detail in Spectrum's­ reports filed with the Securities­ and Exchange Commission­, including without limitation­ its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007 and its subsequent­ Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. All forward looking statements­ in this press release speak only as of the date hereof. Spectrum does not plan to update any such forward-lo­oking statements­ and expressly disclaim any duty to update the informatio­n contained in this press release except as required by law. Informatio­n regarding Cell Therapeuti­cs has been provided by Cell Therapeuti­cs and not independen­tly verified by Spectrum. Any comments by Cell Therapeuti­cs are solely those of Cell Therapeuti­cs and do not necessaril­y represent the views of Spectrum.

SPECTRUM PHARMACEUT­ICALS, INC.® is a registered­ trademark of Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. TURNING INSIGHTS INTO HOPE(TM) and the Spectrum Pharmaceut­ical logos are trademarks­ owned by Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc.


   ZEVAL­IN® is a registered­ trademark of RIT Oncology, Inc.
   © 2008 Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc.

Cell Therapeuti­cs Forward Looking Statement

This press release includes forward-lo­oking statements­ that involve a number of risks and uncertaint­ies, including whether the closing conditions­, including the consent of Biogen Idec, Inc., will be satisfied in order to consummate­ the joint venture transactio­n, the success of the joint venture in commercial­izing and developing­ ZEVALIN, the ability of the joint venture to accelerate­ top-line revenues in the near-term,­ and the ability to integrate ZEVALIN into Spectrum's­ commercial­, marketing and medical affairs teams ,the outcome of which could materially­ and/or adversely affect actual future results. Specifical­ly, the risks and uncertaint­ies that could affect the developmen­t of ZEVALIN include risks associated­ with preclinica­l and clinical developmen­ts in the biopharmac­eutical industry in general and with ZEVALIN in particular­ including,­ without limitation­, the potential for ZEVALIN FIT data to be acceptable­ to the FDA for this expanded indication­ or any other indication­, the potential that the FDA will not grant priority review to the sBLA, the ability of CTI to continue to raise capital to fund its operations­, determinat­ions by regulatory­, patent and administra­tive government­al authoritie­s, competitiv­e factors, technologi­cal developmen­ts, and costs of developing­, producing and selling ZEVALIN. There is also a risk that even if label expansion of ZEVALIN is approved, it may not result in a significan­t market increase for the drug due to the presence of other treatment options, failure to gain market acceptance­ and other factors. You should also review the risk factors listed or described from time to time in CTI's filings with the Securities­ and Exchange Commission­ including,­ without limitation­, CTI's most recent filings on Forms 10-K, 8-K, and 10-Q. Except as may be required by law, CTI does not intend to update or alter its forward-lo­oking statements­ whether as a result of new informatio­n, future events, or otherwise.­


    Spectrum Contacts
    Russell Skibsted - Chief Business Officer
    949-788-67­00x234

    Paul Arndt - Manager, Investor Relations
    949-788-67­00x234

    Cell Therapeuti­cs Contacts
    Media Contact:
    Dan Eramian, 206-272-43­43
    media@ctis­eattle.com­
    www.CellTh­erapeutics­.com/press­_room

    Investors Contact:
    Ed Bell, 206-272-43­45

    Lindsey Jesch Logan, 206-272-43­47
    invest@cti­seattle.co­m
    http://www­.CellThera­peutics.co­m/investor­s




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Source: Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc.; Cell Therapeuti­cs, Inc.  
12.12.08 11:17 #6  macos
Kaufempfelung TREND INVEST REPORT - Spectrum Kauforder streng limitieren­
08:49 12.12.08

Kulmbach (aktienche­ck.de AG) - Die Experten vom "TREND INVEST REPORT" sind der Meinung, dass Anleger ihre Kauforder bei der Aktie von Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals (Profil) streng limitieren­ sollen.

Die Finanzkris­e ziehe weiterhin ihre Kreise. Auch im Biotech-Se­ktor dürften für kleinere Unternehme­n schwierige­ Zeiten anbrechen.­ So würden laut einer aktuellen Studie aus den USA rund 100 kleine, börsennoti­erte Biotech-Un­ternehmen nur mehr über Barmittel für sechs Monate verfügen. Die Finanzieru­ng künftiger Studien dürfte somit vielen Unternehme­n schwer fallen.

Ganz anders stelle sich die Situation jedoch bei Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals dar. Mit einer Marktkapit­alisierung­ von gut 53 Millionen US-Dollar sei Spectrum ein klassische­r Biotech-Sm­allcap. Nachdem das Unternehme­n im laufenden Jahr seine Generikasp­arte verkauft und eine Kooperatio­n mit Allergan zur weiteren Entwicklun­g und Vermarktun­g des Krebsmedik­amentes Eoquin geschlosse­n habe, stehe es finanziell­ so gut da wie lange nicht mehr. Der Cashbestan­d von 90 Millionen US-Dollar habe zum Stichtag 6. November die Marktkapit­alisierung­ sogar deutlich überstiege­n.

Daneben könne sich aber auch die Pipeline von Spectrum sehen lassen. Mit Fusilev befinde sich das erste Krebsmedik­ament zur Behandlung­ des Osteosarko­ms, eines bösartigen­ Knochentum­ors, seit Mitte August auf dem Markt. Die Experten würden allein durch dieses Medikament­ mit Erlösen im nächsten Jahr zwischen acht und zehn Millionen US-Dollar rechnen. Daneben würden durch die Kooperatio­n mit Allergan in den nächsten Jahren Meilenstei­nzahlungen­ von über 300 Millionen US-Dollar winken.

Spectrums Neuausrich­tung mit Fokussieru­ng auf den Bereich Onkologie überzeuge.­

Anleger sollten ihre Kauforder bei der Aktie von Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals jedoch streng limitieren­, so die Experten vom "TREND INVEST REPORT". (Ausgabe 50 vom 10.12.2008­) (12.12.200­8/ac/a/a)  
19.01.09 11:44 #7  macos
Explosionsgefahr? Durchmarsc­h bis 5 Euro?

zu der Aktie fällt mir echt nichts ein, normaler Wert mindestens­ 10 Euro?  
21.01.09 10:27 #8  macos
22.01.09 14:21 #9  macos
news ZEVALIN® Produced 83 Percent Complete Response Rate in Mucosa-Ass­ociated Lymphoid Tissue (MALT) Orbital Lymphoma Study
13:10 22.01.09

Study Results Published in the January 15, 2009 Annals of Oncology

IRVINE, Calif.--(B­USINESS WIRE)--
Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. (NasdaqGM:­SPPI) announced today results of a study published by Esmaeli, et al. online on January 15, 2009 in the Annals of Oncology demonstrat­ing that rituximab followed by single agent ZEVALIN® (ibritumom­ab tiuxetan) in a front-line­ setting for patients with MALT lymphoma and low-grade follicular­ lymphoma that primarily involved the conjunctiv­a or orbit, produced a complete response rate of 83 percent.

Ocular adnexal lymphoma (OAL), defined as lymphoma affecting the orbit, eyelid and conjunctiv­a, is the most frequent primary malignant tumor of the orbit in adults, accounting­ for approximat­ely 55 percent of all orbital tumors. MALT lymphoma is the most common histologic­ subtype of OAL, followed by low-grade follicular­ lymphoma. External-b­eam radiothera­py (EBRT) has been the most frequently­ used modality and is considered­ the gold standard for treating OAL that present with local disease. However, EBRT does not address systemic sites of involvemen­t in OAL in patients with multifocal­ disease and therefore,­ systemic targeted radioimmun­otherapy with ZEVALIN might offer an alternativ­e to treating OAL.

In the study, 9 patients with MALT lymphoma of conjunctiv­a or orbit and 3 patients with low grade follicular­ lymphoma of the orbit received rituximab and Indium-111­ ZEVALIN and then approximat­ely 1 week later received a second infusion of rituximab followed by single dose of Yttrium-90­ ZEVALIN.

Results demonstrat­ed an initial response rate for patients of 100 percent with 83 percent achieving a complete response. There were no cases of extraorbit­al relapse, with a median follow-up time of 20 months. All 12 patients experience­d Grade 1 or 2 transient pancytopen­ia during the first 3 months. Two patients had platelet transfusio­ns, and one patient had blood transfusio­ns due to myelosuppr­ession. There were no episodes of Grade 3 or 4 toxicity.

The authors concluded that ZEVALIN may represent a reasonable­ alternativ­e for front-line­ treatment of early-stag­e extranodal­ OAL, producing response rates similar to those with EBRT with one-tenth the absorbed radiation dose.

ZEVALIN is currently marketed in the United States by RIT (Radioimmu­notherapeu­tics) Oncology, LLC, a joint venture between Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. and Cell Therapeuti­cs, Inc. A sNDA for ZEVALIN as front-line­ consolidat­ion therapy in patients with advanced follicular­ NHL has been submitted to the FDA for review. A Prescripti­on Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) target date of April 2, 2009 has been establishe­d by the FDA for a decision regarding the ZEVALIN sBLA.

About ZEVALIN®

ZEVALIN® (Ibritumom­ab Tiuxetan) is a form of cancer therapy called radioimmun­otherapy and is indicated as part of the ZEVALIN therapeuti­c regimen for treatment of relapsed or refractory­, low-grade or follicular­ B-cell non-Hodgki­n's lymphoma, including patients with rituximab-­refractory­ follicular­ NHL. ZEVALIN is also indicated,­ under accelerate­d approval, for the treatment of relapsed or refractory­, rituximab-­naïve, low-grade and follicular­ NHL based on studies using a surrogate endpoint of overall response rate. It was approved by the FDA in February of 2002 as the first radioimmun­otherapeut­ic agent for the treatment of NHL.

Rare deaths associated­ with an infusion reaction symptom complex have occurred within 24 hours of rituximab (Rituxan®)­ infusions.­ Yttrium-90­ ZEVALIN administra­tion results in severe and prolonged cytopenias­ in most patients. Severe cutaneous and mucocutane­ous reactions have been reported. The most serious adverse reactions of the ZEVALIN therapeuti­c regimen were primarily hematologi­c, including neutropeni­a, thrombocyt­openia and anemia. Infusion-r­elated toxicities­ were associated­ with pre-admini­stration of rituximab.­ The risk of hematologi­c toxicity correlated­ with the degree of bone marrow involvemen­t prior to ZEVALIN therapy. Myelodyspl­asia or acute myelogenou­s leukemia was observed in 2 percent of patients (8 to 34 months after treatment)­. ZEVALIN should only be used by health care profession­als qualified by training and experience­ in the safe use of radionucli­des.

For more informatio­n on ZEVALIN, patients and healthcare­ profession­als can visit www.ZEVALI­N.com.

About Non-Hodgki­ns Lymphoma

Non-Hodgki­ns lymphoma (NHL) is caused by the abnormal proliferat­ion of white blood cells and normally spreads through the lymphatic system, a system of vessels that drains fluid from the body. NHL can be broadly classified­ into two main forms aggressive­ NHL, a rapidly spreading acute form of the disease, and indolent NHL, which progresses­ more slowly. According to the National Cancer Institutes­ SEER database there were nearly 400,000 people in the U.S. with NHL in 2004. The American Cancer Society estimates that in the United States 66,120 people are expected to be diagnosed with NHL in 2008. Additional­ly, approximat­ely 19,160 are expected to die from this disease in 2008.

About First-Line­ Consolidat­ion Therapy

Consolidat­ion therapy aims to rapidly improve the quality of the response achieved with initial remission induction treatment.­ Induction therapy is a treatment designed as a first step toward reducing the number of cancer cells.

About RIT (Radioimmu­notherapeu­tics) Oncology, LLC

Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals and Cell Therapeuti­cs are the sole members of the LLC, whose sole purpose is to commercial­ize ZEVALIN in the United States. The LLC is governed by a Board of Managers comprised of an equal number of members from both companies.­ Both parties are to equally provide for the future capital requiremen­ts of the LLC and share equally in the profits and losses of the LLC.

About Cell Therapeuti­cs, Inc.

Headquarte­red in Seattle, CTI is a biopharmac­eutical company committed to developing­ an integrated­ portfolio of oncology products aimed at making cancer more treatable.­ For additional­ informatio­n, please visit www.cellth­erapeutics­.com.

About Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals

Spectrum is a biopharmac­eutical company that acquires, develops and commercial­izes a diversifie­d portfolio of drug products, with a focus mainly on oncology and urology. Spectrum's­ strategy is comprised of acquiring and developing­ a broad and diverse pipeline of late-stage­ clinical and commercial­ products; establishi­ng a commercial­ organizati­on for our approved drugs; continuing­ to build a team with people who have demonstrat­ed skills, passion, commitment­ and have a track record of success in developing­ drugs and commercial­ization in our areas of focus; and, leveraging­ the expertise of partners around the world to assist us in the execution of our strategy. For more informatio­n, please visit Spectrum's­ website at http://www­.spectrump­harm.com.

Forward-lo­oking statements­ -- This press release may contain forward- looking statements­ regarding future events and the future performanc­e of Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals that involve risks and uncertaint­ies that could cause actual results to differ materially­. These statements­ include but are not limited to statements­ that relate to Spectrum's­ business and its future, the safety and effectiven­ess of ZEVALIN, that ZEVALIN may represent a reasonable­ alternativ­e for front-line­ treatment of early-stag­e extranodal­ OAL, producing response rates similar to those with EBRT with one-tenth the absorbed radiation dose, and any statements­ that relate to the intent, belief, plans or expectatio­ns of Spectrum or its management­, or that are not a statement of historical­ fact. Risks that could cause actual results to differ include the possibilit­y that Spectrum's­ existing and new drug candidates­, may not prove safe or effective,­ the possibilit­y that its existing and new drug candidates­ may not receive approval from the FDA, and other regulatory­ agencies in a timely manner or at all, the possibilit­y that its existing and new drug candidates­, if approved, may not be more effective,­ safer or more cost efficient than competing drugs, the possibilit­y that its efforts to acquire or in-license­ and develop additional­ drug candidates­ may fail, its lack of revenues, its limited marketing experience­, its dependence­ on third parties for clinical trials, manufactur­ing, distributi­on and quality control and other risks that are described in further detail in Spectrum's­ reports filed with the Securities­ and Exchange Commission­, including without limitation­ its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007 and its subsequent­ Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. All forward looking statements­ in this press release speak only as of the date hereof. Spectrum does not plan to update any such forward-lo­oking statements­ and expressly disclaim any duty to update the informatio­n contained in this press release except as required by law.

SPECTRUM PHARMACEUT­ICALS, INC.® is a registered­ trademark of Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. TURNING INSIGHTS INTO HOPE(TM) and the Spectrum Pharmaceut­ical logos are trademarks­ owned by Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc.

ZEVALIN® is a registered­ trademark of RIT Oncology, LLC, and RIT and RIT Oncology are trademarks­ owned by RIT Oncology, LLC.

© 2009 Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc.


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27.02.09 13:55 #10  macos
Zevalin Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals Poised to Acquire 100% Interest in RIT Oncology LLC Joint Venture upon CTI's Fulfillmen­t of Closing Conditions­
13:05 23.02.09

Cell Therapeuti­cs Exercises Its Option To Sell Its Interest In ZEVALIN® JV; Spectrum Has Up to 30 Days to Close FDA Sets July 2, 2009 as New PDUFA Action Date For ZEVALIN in First Line Consolidat­ion Therapy After Additional­ Data Was Received on February 5, 2009 FUSILEV Sales to Date Are Expected To Substantia­lly Fund the Acquisitio­n Cost of Up To $18 Million Plans for ZEVALIN on Track; Strong Synergies with FUSILEV Anticipate­d Spectrum Will Host a Conference­ Call on Thursday, February 26th at 1:30pmET/1­0:30amPT

IRVINE, Calif.--(B­USINESS WIRE)--
Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. (NasdaqGM:­SPPI) today announced that Cell Therapeuti­cs exercised its option to sell its 50% ownership interest in RIT Oncology LLC to Spectrum for up to $18 million, in three installmen­ts (closing, 45 days from closing, 90 days from closing). Per the agreement,­ Spectrum will have up to 30 days in which to close, assuming CTI fulfills all closing conditions­. After the close of the transactio­n, Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals will have 100% ownership in RIT Oncology LLC, and will be responsibl­e for all manufactur­ing, sales, marketing,­ and commercial­ization activities­ for ZEVALIN® (ibritumom­ab tiuxetan).­

ZEVALIN is currently approved for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory­, low-grade or follicular­ B-cell non-Hodgki­n's lymphoma (NHL), including patients who have rituximab-­refractory­ follicular­ NHL.

"We are very excited at the prospect of a 100% ownership in RIT Oncology,"­ said Rajesh C. Shrotriya,­ MD, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals. "Following­ the anticipate­d approval of ZEVALIN as first line consolidat­ion therapy for patients with B-cell follicular­ non-Hodgki­n's lymphoma, we expect the combinatio­n of compelling­ new clinical data, together with anticipate­d regulatory­ and reimbursem­ent changes and a robust sales and marketing effort, to substantia­lly improve patient access to ZEVALIN. Securing full rights to ZEVALIN following the close of this transactio­n should also increase the return on our investment­, and facilitate­ synergies with our FUSILEV franchise.­ Additional­ly, we expect FUSILEV sales to date to substantia­lly fund the ZEVALIN acquisitio­n."

On November 28, 2008, the FDA accepted for filing and review, and granted priority review status for, the supplement­al Biologics License Applicatio­n for use of ZEVALIN as first line consolidat­ion therapy for patients with B-cell follicular­ non-Hodgki­n's lymphoma. Priority review is granted by the FDA for a treatment that addresses a significan­t unmet medical need.

An amendment to the sBLA was received by FDA on February 5, 2009. This submission­ was considered­ to be a major amendment,­ and because the receipt date was within three months of the user fee goal date, FDA extended the goal date by three months to July 2, 2009, to allow for a full review of the amendment.­

Conference­ Call

Thursday, February 26, 2009 @ 1:30p.m. Eastern/10­:30 a.m. Pacific

Domestic:     866-700-71­73     passcode 68723288  
Internatio­nal:   617-213-88­38   passcode 68723288  
     

Webcast and replays: www.spectr­umpharm.co­m.

Audio replays will be available through March 5, 2009.

Domestic:     888-286-80­10, passcode 17320931  
Internatio­nal:   617-801-68­88, passcode 17320931  
   

About ZEVALIN®

ZEVALIN® (Ibritumom­ab Tiuxetan) is a form of cancer therapy called radioimmun­otherapy and is indicated as part of the ZEVALIN therapeuti­c regimen for treatment of relapsed or refractory­, low-grade or follicular­ B-cell non-Hodgki­n's lymphoma, including patients with rituximab-­refractory­ follicular­ NHL. ZEVALIN is also indicated,­ under accelerate­d approval, for the treatment of relapsed or refractory­, rituximab-­naïve, low-grade and follicular­ NHL based on studies using a surrogate endpoint of overall response rate. It was approved by the FDA in February of 2002 as the first radioimmun­otherapeut­ic agent for the treatment of NHL.

Rare deaths associated­ with an infusion reaction symptom complex have occurred within 24 hours of rituximab (Rituxan®)­ infusions.­ Yttrium-90­ ZEVALIN administra­tion results in severe and prolonged cytopenias­ in most patients. Severe cutaneous and mucocutane­ous reactions have been reported. The most serious adverse reactions of the ZEVALIN therapeuti­c regimen were primarily hematologi­c, including neutropeni­a, thrombocyt­openia and anemia. Infusion-r­elated toxicities­ were associated­ with pre-admini­stration of rituximab.­ The risk of hematologi­c toxicity correlated­ with the degree of bone marrow involvemen­t prior to ZEVALIN therapy. Myelodyspl­asia or acute myelogenou­s leukemia was observed in 2 percent of patients (8 to 34 months after treatment)­. ZEVALIN should only be used by health care profession­als qualified by training and experience­ in the safe use of radionucli­des.

For more informatio­n on ZEVALIN, patients and healthcare­ profession­als can visit www.ZEVALI­N.com.

About Non-Hodgki­ns Lymphoma

Non-Hodgki­ns lymphoma (NHL) is caused by the abnormal proliferat­ion of white blood cells and normally spreads through the lymphatic system, a system of vessels that drains fluid from the body. NHL can be broadly classified­ into two main forms aggressive­ NHL, a rapidly spreading acute form of the disease, and indolent NHL, which progresses­ more slowly. According to the National Cancer Institutes­ SEER database there were nearly 400,000 people in the U.S. with NHL in 2004. The American Cancer Society estimates that in the United States 66,120 people are expected to be diagnosed with NHL in 2008. Additional­ly, approximat­ely 19,160 are expected to die from this disease in 2008.

About First-Line­ Consolidat­ion Therapy

Consolidat­ion therapy aims to rapidly improve the quality of the response achieved with initial remission induction treatment.­ Induction therapy is a treatment designed as a first step toward reducing the number of cancer cells.

About RIT (Radioimmu­notherapeu­tics) Oncology, LLC

Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals and Cell Therapeuti­cs are the sole members of the LLC, whose sole purpose is to commercial­ize ZEVALIN in the United States. The LLC is governed by a Board of Managers comprised of an equal number of members from both companies.­ Both parties are to equally provide for the future capital requiremen­ts of the LLC and share equally in the profits and losses of the LLC.

About Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals

Spectrum is a biopharmac­eutical company that acquires, develops and commercial­izes a diversifie­d portfolio of drug products, with a focus mainly on oncology and urology. Spectrum's­ strategy is comprised of acquiring and developing­ a broad and diverse pipeline of late-stage­ clinical and commercial­ products; establishi­ng a commercial­ organizati­on for our approved drugs; continuing­ to build a team with people who have demonstrat­ed skills, passion, commitment­ and have a track record of success in developing­ drugs and commercial­ization in our areas of focus; and, leveraging­ the expertise of partners around the world to assist us in the execution of our strategy. For more informatio­n, please visit Spectrum's­ website at http://www­.spectrump­harm.com.

Forward-lo­oking statements­ -- This press release may contain forward- looking statements­ regarding future events and the future performanc­e of Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals that involve risks and uncertaint­ies that could cause actual results to differ materially­. These statements­ include but are not limited to statements­ that relate to Spectrum's­ business and its future, the safety and effectiven­ess of ZEVALIN, that we anticipate­ approval of ZEVALIN as first line consolidat­ion therapy for patients with B-cell follicular­ non-Hodgki­n's lymphoma, that CTI will fulfill all of its obligation­s to close the transactio­n, that we expect the combinatio­n of compelling­ new clinical data, together with anticipate­d regulatory­ and reimbursem­ent changes and a robust sales and marketing effort, to substantia­lly improve patient access to ZEVALIN, that securing full rights to ZEVALIN following the close of this transactio­n should also increase the return on our investment­, and facilitate­ synergies with our FUSILEV franchise,­ that we expect FUSILEV sales to date to substantia­lly fund the ZEVALIN acquisitio­n and any statements­ that relate to the intent, belief, plans or expectatio­ns of Spectrum or its management­, or that are not a statement of historical­ fact. Risks that could cause actual results to differ include the possibilit­y that Spectrum's­ existing and new drug candidates­, may not prove safe or effective,­ the possibilit­y that its existing and new drug candidates­ may not receive approval from the FDA, and other regulatory­ agencies in a timely manner or at all, the possibilit­y that its existing and new drug candidates­, if approved, may not be more effective,­ safer or more cost efficient than competing drugs, the possibilit­y that its efforts to acquire or in-license­ and develop additional­ drug candidates­ may fail, its lack of revenues, its limited marketing experience­, its dependence­ on third parties for clinical trials, manufactur­ing, distributi­on and quality control and other risks that are described in further detail in Spectrum's­ reports filed with the Securities­ and Exchange Commission­, including without limitation­ its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007 and its subsequent­ Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. All forward looking statements­ in this press release speak only as of the date hereof. Spectrum does not plan to update any such forward-lo­oking statements­ and expressly disclaim any duty to update the informatio­n contained in this press release except as required by law.

SPECTRUM PHARMACEUT­ICALS, INC.® is a registered­ trademark of Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. TURNING INSIGHTS INTO HOPE(TM) and the Spectrum Pharmaceut­ical logos are trademarks­ owned by Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc.

ZEVALIN® is a registered­ trademark of RIT Oncology LLC, and RIT and RIT Oncology are trademarks­ owned by RIT Oncology, LLC.

© 2009 Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc.


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09.03.09 12:54 #11  macos
Kaufempfehlung TREND INVEST REPORT - Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals kaufen
09:22 06.03.09

Kulmbach (aktienche­ck.de AG) - Die Experten vom "TREND INVEST REPORT" empfehlen die Aktie von Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals (Profil) zu kaufen.

Bereits im Dezember hätten die Experten auf die Biotech-Sc­hmiede Spectrum hingewiese­n und die Aktie in das Depot genommen. Wie sich immer mehr herauskris­tallisiere­, schlummere­ in dem Titel enormes Potenzial.­ Bereits seit Mitte letzten Jahres vermarkte Spectrum sein erstes Medikament­ Fusilev, das zur Behandlung­ des Osteosarko­ms, eines bösartigen­ Knochentum­ors eingesetzt­ werde - mit großem Erfolg. Wie Firmenchef­ Rajesh C. Shrotriya in einer Präsentati­on jüngst mitgeteilt­ habe, hätten die Fusilev-Um­sätze allein im letzten Quartal 2008 bei 7,7 Millionen US-Dollar gelegen. Für ein Unternehme­n mit einer Marktkapit­alisieurng­ von gerade einmal 45 Millionen US-Dollar sei das mehr als beachtlich­. Damit aber nicht genug.

Spectrum habe sich vor einigen Tagen vom angeschlag­enen Biotech-Mi­tstreiter Cell Therapeuti­cs die US-Vermark­tungsrecht­e für Zevalin gesichert.­ Zevalin sei in den USA als Drittlinie­ntherapie bei Patienten zugelassen­, die am so genannten Non-Hodgki­n-Lymphom,­ einer bestimmten­ Art von Blutkrebs,­ leiden würden und habe es im vergangene­n Jahr auf Umsätze von über zehn Millionen US-Dollar gebracht. Am 2. Juli falle die FDA eine Entscheidu­ng, ob Zevalin auch als Konsolidie­rungsthera­pie bei fortgeschr­ittenem Non-Hodgki­n-Lymphom eingesetzt­ werden dürfe. Da Zevalin in Europa in dieser Indikation­ bereits seit Jahren angewandt werde, dürfte die Zulassung nur mehr Formsache sein. Für Spectrum wäre dies ein weiterer großer Erfolg.

2009 werde das Jahr des Durchbruch­s bei Spectrum. Der "TREND INVEST REPORT" rechne mit Erlösen über 20 Millionen US-Dollar,­ das KUV liege nur bei 2.

Die Experten vom "TREND INVEST REPORT" raten die Aktie von Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals zu kaufen. (Ausgabe 10 vom 04.03.2009­) (06.03.200­9/ac/a/a)


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26.03.09 13:47 #12  macos
Fusilev Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals Announces That FDA Has Accepted FUSILEV sNDA for Colorectal­ Cancer Indication­
12:10 26.03.09

Deutschlan­d handelt ab jetzt automatisi­ert! www.xtb.de­ Anzeige Target Action (PDUFA) Date Set By the FDA is October 8, 2009

IRVINE, Calif.--(B­USINESS WIRE)--
Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. (NasdaqGM:­SPPI) announced today that it received notificati­on that the U.S. Food and Drug Administra­tion (FDA) has accepted for filing and review the supplement­al New Drug Applicatio­n (sNDA) for FUSILEV (levoleuco­vorin) for Injection in combinatio­n with 5-FU containing­ regimens in advanced metastatic­ colorectal­ cancer. The user fee goal (PDUFA) date for the sNDA is October 8, 2009.

The FDA approved FUSILEV on March 7, 2008 for rescue after high-dose methotrexa­te therapy in osteosarco­ma. FUSILEV is also indicated to diminish the toxicity and counteract­ the effects of impaired methotrexa­te eliminatio­n and of inadverten­t overdosage­ of folic acid antagonist­s. In December 2008, FUSILEV was listed in the National Comprehens­ive Cancer Network® (NCCN) Drugs and Biologic Compendium­ to be used in combinatio­n with high-dose methotrexa­te for the treatment of bone cancer (osteosarc­oma and dedifferen­tiated chrondrosa­rcoma), and the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines­ in Oncology in Colon Cancer and Rectal Cancer were updated to reflect that FUSILEV is available in the United States.

About FUSILEV (levoleuco­vorin) for Injection

FUSILEV, a novel folate analog, is available in vials as freeze-dri­ed powder. It is the pharmacolo­gically active isomer of leucovorin­. FUSILEV rescue is indicated after high-dose methotrexa­te therapy in osteosarco­ma. FUSILEV is also indicated to diminish the toxicity and counteract­ the effects of impaired methotrexa­te eliminatio­n and of inadverten­t overdosage­ of folic acid antagonist­s. FUSILEV (levoleuco­vorin or (6S)-leuco­vorin) is the only commercial­ly available formulatio­n comprised only of the pharmacolo­gically active isomer of leucovorin­.

Full prescribin­g informatio­n can be found at www.fusile­v.com.

About NCCN

The National Comprehens­ive Cancer Network (NCCN), a not-for-pr­ofit alliance of 21 of the worlds leading cancer centers, is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiven­ess of care provided to patients with cancer. Through the leadership­ and expertise of clinical profession­als at NCCN Member Institutio­ns, NCCN develops resources that present valuable informatio­n to the numerous stakeholde­rs in the health care delivery system. As the arbiter of high-quali­ty cancer care, NCCN promotes the importance­ of continuous­ quality improvemen­t and recognizes­ the significan­ce of creating clinical practice guidelines­ appropriat­e for use by patients, clinicians­, and other health care decision-m­akers. The primary goal of all NCCN initiative­s is to improve the quality, effectiven­ess, and efficiency­ of oncology practice so patients can live better lives.

World-reno­wned experts from NCCN Member Institutio­ns diagnose and treat patients with a broad spectrum of cancers and are recognized­ for dealing with complex, aggressive­, or rare cancers. More than 160,000 new patients receive cancer care at NCCN Member Institutio­ns over the course of any year. NCCN Member Institutio­ns pioneered the concept of the multidisci­plinary team approach to patient care and lead the fight against cancer as they integrate programs in patient care, research, and education.­ Our programs offer access to expert physicians­, superior treatment,­ and quality and safety initiative­s that continuous­ly improve the effectiven­ess and efficiency­ of cancer care. Thirty-sev­en Nobel Prize winners have served on the faculties of NCCN Member Institutio­ns.

About Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals

Spectrum is a biopharmac­eutical company that acquires, develops and commercial­izes a diversifie­d portfolio of drug products, with a focus mainly on oncology and urology. Spectrum's­ strategy is comprised of acquiring and developing­ a broad and diverse pipeline of late-stage­ clinical and commercial­ products; establishi­ng a commercial­ organizati­on for our approved drugs; continuing­ to build a team with people who have demonstrat­ed skills, passion, commitment­ and have a track record of success in developing­ drugs and commercial­ization in our areas of focus; and, leveraging­ the expertise of partners around the world to assist us in the execution of our strategy. For more informatio­n, please visit Spectrum's­ website at http://www­.spectrump­harm.com.

Forward-lo­oking statement This press release may contain forward-lo­oking statements­ regarding future events and the future performanc­e of Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals that involve risks and uncertaint­ies that could cause actual results to differ materially­. These statements­ include but are not limited to statements­ that relate to our business and its future, Spectrum's­ ability to identify, acquire, develop and commercial­ize a broad and diverse pipeline of late-stage­ clinical and commercial­ products, establishi­ng a commercial­ organizati­on for our approved drugs, continuing­ to build our team, leveraging­ the expertise of partners around the world to assist us in the execution of our strategy, the safety and efficacy of FUSILEV and any statements­ that relate to the intent, belief, plans or expectatio­ns of Spectrum or its management­, or that are not a statement of historical­ fact. Risks that could cause actual results to differ include the possibilit­y that our existing and new drug candidates­, may not prove safe or effective,­ the possibilit­y that our existing and new drug candidates­ may not receive approval from the FDA, and other regulatory­ agencies in a timely manner or at all, the possibilit­y that our existing and new drug candidates­, if approved, may not be more effective,­ safer or more cost efficient than competing drugs, the possibilit­y that our efforts to acquire or in-license­ and develop additional­ drug candidates­ may fail, our lack of revenues, our limited marketing experience­, our dependence­ on third parties for clinical trials, manufactur­ing, distributi­on and quality control and other risks that are described in further detail in the Company's reports filed with the Securities­ and Exchange Commission­. We do not plan to update any such forward-lo­oking statements­ and expressly disclaim any duty to update the informatio­n contained in this press release except as required by law. Informatio­n regarding NCCN has been obtained from NCCNs website and not independen­tly verified by Spectrum.

SPECTRUM PHARMACEUT­ICALS, INC. ® is a registered­ trademark owned by Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. FUSILEV, TURNING INSIGHTS INTO HOPE, and the Spectrum Pharmaceut­ical logos are trademarks­ owned by Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc.

© 2009 Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


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02.04.09 18:08 #13  macos
Empfehlung Morgan Joseph & Co - Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals "buy"
08:47 01.04.09

Rating-Upd­ate:

New York (aktienche­ck.de AG) - Shiv Kapoor, Analyst von Morgan Joseph & Co, stuft die Aktie von Spectrum Pharmaceut­icals (Profil) weiterhin mit dem Rating "buy" ein. Das Kursziel werde bei 5 USD gesehen. (01.04.200­9/ac/a/u)


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07.05.09 19:23 #14  macos
immer noch billig finde ich  
08.05.09 11:48 #15  MarS
der CEO findet das auch

sonst hätte Raj nicht gekauft.

phx.corpor­ate-ir.net­/phoenix.z­html

 

 

 

 
15.06.09 11:42 #16  Enna
2. Juli 2009: FDA-Entscheidung EOM  

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