Progenics Pharmaceuticals to Host Conference Call to Review Fourth Quarter Financial Results on March 15

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGNX) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter 2012 on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ET.

To participate, please dial (877) 250-8889 (domestic) or (720) 545-0001 (international) and reference conference ID 21225492. A live webcast will be available on the Events section of the Progenics website, www.progenics.com, and a replay will be available on the website for two weeks.

About Progenics

Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is discovering and developing innovative medicines for oncology, with a pipeline that includes product candidates in preclinical through late-stage development. Progenics' first commercial product, Relistor® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation, is marketed and in further development by Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. for markets worldwide other than Japan, where Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. holds an exclusive license for the subcutaneous formulation. For additional information, please visit www.progenics.com.

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CONTACT: Kathleen Fredriksen Corporate Development (914) 789-2871 kfredriksen@progenics.com

Source:Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc.