SOURCE: SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

March 31, 2011 18:03 ET

SciClone Pharmaceuticals to Provide Financial Update on April 1

FOSTER CITY, CA--(Marketwire - March 31, 2011) - SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN) today announced that it plans to provide a financial update on Friday, April 1, 2011. SciClone will host a conference call at 8:30 am ET on that day. The call will be hosted by Friedhelm Blobel, Ph.D., President and CEO, and Gary Titus, Senior Vice President and CFO.

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(Replay available from Friday, April 1, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. ET until 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, April 7, 2011)

The conference call will contain forward-looking statements. Interested parties who wish to listen to the webcast should visit the Investor Relations section of SciClone's website at The information provided on the teleconference is accurate only at the time of the conference call, and SciClone will take no responsibility for providing updated information except as required by law.

About SciClone
SciClone Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SCLN) is a revenue-generating, China-centric, specialty pharmaceutical company with a substantial international business and a product portfolio of novel therapies for cancer and infectious diseases. The Company is focused on continuing sales growth and executing a clinical development strategy with prudently managed costs. ZADAXIN® (thymalfasin) is approved in over 30 countries for the treatment of hepatitis B (HBV), as a vaccine adjuvant, for the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV), and certain cancers. SciClone is evaluating SCV-07 in a phase 2b trial to modify the course of oral mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer. The Company also has exclusive commercialization and distribution rights in China to a novel treatment for advanced liver cancer, DC Bead®, which is already approved in approximately 40 countries worldwide, including the U.S. and several countries in Europe. DC Bead is currently under review by regulatory agencies in China. Additionally, SciClone owns exclusive commercialization and distribution rights to the anti-nausea drug ondansetron RapidFilm® in China, including Hong Kong and Macau, and Vietnam. The Company intends to seek regulatory approval for the product, commonly used to treat and prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery, in these markets. For additional information, please visit

DC Bead is a registered trademark of Biocompatibles UK Limited.

RapidFilm is a registered trademark of Labtec Gesellschaft für technologische Forschung und Entwicklung mbH.