Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Announces Four Upcoming Presentations at the American Association for Cancer Research 2008 Annual Meet

TUSTIN, Calif., April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer and hepatitis C virus infection (HCV), today announced that the following preclinical abstracts will be the subject of oral and poster presentations at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), being held April 12-16, 2008 in San Diego:

Abstracts and information about the AACR and its Annual Meeting may be found at http://www.aacr.org.

About Peregrine Pharmaceuticals

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of innovative product candidates in clinical trials for the treatment of cancer and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The company is pursuing three separate clinical programs in cancer and HCV infection with its lead product candidates bavituximab and Cotara(R). Peregrine also has in-house manufacturing capabilities through its wholly owned subsidiary Avid Bioservices, Inc. (http://www.avidbio.com), which provides development and bio-manufacturing services for both Peregrine and outside customers. Additional information about Peregrine can be found at http://www.peregrineinc.com.

SOURCE Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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