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TESARO Announces Data Presentations At 2014 AACR Annual Meeting

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WALTHAM, Mass., April 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TESARO, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSRO), an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced that two posters highlighting its niraparib and immuno-oncology programs will be presented at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) meeting, which will take place April 5-9, 2014 in San Diego, California.

Niraparib presentation details:

Abstract #2742: Monday, April 7, 2014, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. PT, The PARP inhibitor niraparib demonstrates robust activity in a subset of patient-derived triple-negative breast cancer xenograft models. Location: Hall A-E, Poster Section 34

Immuno-oncology presentation details (in partnership with AnaptysBio):

Abstract #LB-266: Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. PT, Generation of antagonistic anti-TIM-3 and anti-LAG-3 monoclonal antibodies for potential novel immunotherapy combinations, Location: Hall A-E, Poster Section 41

About TESARO

TESARO is an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients by acquiring, developing and commercializing safer and more effective therapeutics. For more information, visit www.tesarobio.com.

To the extent that statements contained in this press release are not descriptions of historical facts regarding TESARO, they are forward-looking statements reflecting the current beliefs and expectations of management made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "may," "will," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," "intend," and similar expressions (as well as other words or expressions referencing future events, conditions or circumstances) are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve substantial risks and uncertainties that could cause our clinical development programs, future results, performance or achievements to differ significantly from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, the uncertainties inherent in the initiation of future clinical trials, availability of data from ongoing clinical trials, expectations for regulatory approvals, and other matters that could affect the availability or commercial potential of our drug candidates. Niraparib is an investigational agent and, as such, has not been approved by any regulatory agencies. TESARO undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. For a further description of the risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those expressed in these forward-looking statements, as well as risks relating to the business of the Company in general, see TESARO's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013.

CONTACT: Investor/Media Contact: Jennifer Davis Sr. Director, Corporate Development & Investor Relations +1.781.325.1116 or jdavis@tesarobio.com

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