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Sunesis to Present at BioCentury's 2013 Newsmakers in the Biotech Industry Conference

09/19/13

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNSS) today announced that Daniel Swisher, Chief Executive Officer and President of Sunesis, will be presenting at BioCentury's 2013 Newsmakers in the Biotech Industry Conference on Friday, September 27th at 9:00 AM Eastern Time at The Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Sunesis website at http://ir.sunesis.com. A replay of the webcast will be archived on the "Calendar of Events" page in the Investors and Media section of the Sunesis website for two weeks.

About Sunesis Pharmaceuticals

Sunesis is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new oncology therapeutics for the treatment of solid and hematologic cancers. Sunesis has built a highly experienced cancer drug development organization committed to advancing its lead product candidate, vosaroxin, in multiple indications to improve the lives of people with cancer.

For additional information on Sunesis, please visit http://www.sunesis.com.

CONTACT: Investor and Media Inquiries:
         David PittsArgot Partners
         212-600-1902

         Eric Bjerkholt
         Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc.
         650-266-3717

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