She added that there was "no snafu, but we were putting the finishing touches onthe press release, so it was delayed." She told me Bristol lawyers don't have a problem with the timing and that she's received a lot of phone calls about it, but no complaints. She is a corporate communications staffer, though, and not in investor relations.
KOSN shares are rockin' on huge volume. It's one of the small oncology-focused biotech companies that will be presenting data at the big cancer conference in Chicago this weekend.
Tomorrow on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" at around 10:10 ET am, I'll be doing a curtain-raiser report on the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting. Then, on Monday I'll be reporting live from McCormick Place throughout the day with a rundown of the breaking news from over the weekend and interviews with Dr. Susan-Desmond Hellmann of Genentech , Dr. Sol Barer of Celgene and, in his first CNBC interview, John Johnson of ImClone .
Also watch for my special report that day on Bobby Murcer. The New York Yankee legend has brain cancer and is getting an experimental vaccine owned by Avant Immunotherapeutics and Pfizer. You can see the story on "Squawk Box" around 8 am ET on Monday.
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