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Allos Therapeutics, Inc. (ALTH) Announces an Agreement with IDIS for a Named Patient Program for FOLOTYN(TM) (pralatrexate injection)



12/4/2009 10:21:30 AM

WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allos Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALTH) today announced the execution of a collaborative agreement with Idis, a UK-based global company, to manage the named patient program for FOLOTYN™ (pralatrexate injection) outside of the United States. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval for FOLOTYN for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL). This indication is based on overall response rate. Clinical benefit such as improvement in progression free survival or overall survival has not been demonstrated. Allos retains exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize FOLOTYN in all indications. FOLOTYN has been available to patients in the U.S. since October 2009, and is expected to be available under the named patient program outside the U.S. beginning in January 2010.

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