RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NORTH CAROLINA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/18/16 -- Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX: FRX)(OTCQB: FENCF) (the "Company" or "Fennec"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of Sodium Thiosulfate (STS) for the prevention of platinum-induced chemotherapy ototoxicity in pediatric patients, announced today upcoming events and presentations:
ASCO 2016 - STS will be featured in an oral presentation titled "Two year results of clinical efficacy of cisplatin in combination with sodium thiosulfate (STS) vs cisplatin alone in a randomized phase III trial for standard risk hepatoblastoma (SR-HB)." at the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting being held June 3 through June 7, 2016 in Chicago, IL. The oral presentation will be held on June 5, 2016 during the Pediatric Oncology II session. The abstract (Abstract #10514) is scheduled to be made available today on the website http://www.abstract.asco.org/.
Annual Meeting of Shareholders - Fennec would like to invite all shareholders to attend its Annual General and Special Meeting on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 10 am at the Langham Hotel in the Grant Room, 250 Franklin Street, Boston, Massachusetts.
Jefferies 2016 Global Healthcare Conference - Rosty Raykov, CEO of Fennec, will provide an overview of the Company's business on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. (ET) at the Jefferies 2016 Global Healthcare Conference being held in New York City. The Fennec presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed by visiting the investors relations sections of the Company's website at http://fennecpharma.com/investors/presentations-events/. A replay of the presentation will also be available and archived on the site for ninety days.
About Fennec Pharmaceuticals
Fennec Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of Sodium Thiosulfate (STS) for the prevention of platinum-induced chemotherapy ototoxicity in pediatric patients. STS has received Orphan Drug Designation in the US in this setting. For more information, please visit www.fennecpharma.com.
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