SOURCE: Novacea

November 07, 2007 12:15 ET

Novacea Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter Financial Results

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 7, 2007) - Novacea, Inc. (NASDAQ: NOVC) announced today that the company will hold a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2007 financial results on Monday, November 12, 2007 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time).

To participate in the conference call, please dial 866-356-4281 for domestic callers and 617-597-5395 for international callers and reference conference passcode 55902806. A telephone replay of the conference call will be available through Wednesday, December 12, 2007. To access the replay, please dial 888-286-8010 for domestic callers and 617-801-6888 for international callers and reference conference passcode 25633564.

The call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Novacea's Web site at www.novacea.com.

The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network. Individual investors can listen to the call at www.earnings.com, Thomson's individual investor portal, powered by StreetEvents. Institutional investors can access the call via Thomson StreetEvents (www.streetevents.com), a password-protected event management site.

About Novacea

Novacea, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on in-licensing, developing and commercializing novel cancer therapies. Novacea has two product candidates in clinical trials, including Asentar™, for which enrollment in the Phase 2 trial for advanced pancreatic cancer is currently suspended. Asentar is part of a development and commercialization agreement with Schering-Plough Corporation. Novacea's second product candidate, AQ4N, is a hypoxia-activated prodrug that is currently in a Phase 1b/2a clinical trial in glioblastoma multiforme and a Phase 2 trial for refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia. More information on any of Novacea's trials can be found at www.ClinicalTrials.gov.

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including statements as to financial guidance, development, clinical studies, regulatory review and approval, and commercialization of products, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date the statements are made and are based on information available at the time those statements are made and/or management's good faith belief as of that time with respect to future events. You should not put undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual performance and results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements we make include: early stage of development; the focus, conduct, enrollment and timing of our clinical trials; regulatory review and approval of product candidates; success or failure of our present and future collaboration agreements; commercialization of products; developments relating to our licensing and collaboration agreements; market acceptance of products; funding requirements; intellectual property protection for our product candidates; competing products and other risks detailed from time to time under the heading "Risk Factors" in our most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q or Annual Report on Form 10-K, as may be updated from time to time by our future filings under the Securities Exchange Act. If one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or if any underlying assumptions prove incorrect, our actual performance or results may vary materially from any future performance or results expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. We assume no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect actual performance or results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting forward-looking information, except to the extent required by applicable securities laws.

Novacea is a registered trademark of Novacea, Inc., and Asentar is a trademark of Novacea, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Novacea Contact:

    Paul Laland
    Vice President, Corporate Communications
    Tel: 650-228-1811
    E-mail: Email Contact