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Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation at 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

11/06/19

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNSS) today announced a poster presentation at the 61stAmerican Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting to be held December 7-10, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

The details for the poster presentation are as follows:

Date and Time: Sunday, December 8, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm ET
Abstract Title: Ongoing Results of a Phase 1B/2 Dose-Escalation and Cohort-Expansion Study of the Selective, Noncovalent, Reversible Burton’s Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor, Vecabrutinib, in B-Cell Malignancies   
Session Name: CLL: Therapy, excluding Transplantation: Poster II
Publication Number: 3041
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Hall B  

The abstract can be viewed here. The poster presentation will include more recent data.

About Sunesis Pharmaceuticals

Sunesis is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel targeted inhibitors for the treatment of hematologic and solid cancers. Sunesis has built an experienced drug development organization committed to improving the lives of people with cancer. The Company is focused on advancing its novel kinase inhibitor pipeline, with an emphasis on its oral non-covalent BTK inhibitor vecabrutinib. Vecabrutinib is currently being evaluated in a Phase 1b/2 study in adults with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and other B-cell malignancies that have progressed after prior therapies.

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

SUNESIS and the logos are trademarks of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements related to the continued development of vecabrutinib (SNS-062). Words such as "may," “intend,” “will,” “potential,” “look forward,” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon Sunesis' current expectations. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Sunesis' actual results and the timing of events could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties. These and other risk factors are discussed under "Risk Factors" in Sunesis' Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2019 and Sunesis' other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Sunesis expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in Sunesis' expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements are based.

Investor and Media Inquiries:
Maeve Conneighton
Argot Partners
212-600-1902


Willie Quinn
Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc.
650-266-3716

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Source: Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.