Progenics Pharmaceuticals to Present at Needham Healthcare Conference

Progenics Pharmaceuticals to Present at Needham Healthcare Conference

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., April 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (Nasdaq:PGNX) chief executive officer Mark R. Baker will make a
presentation on Tuesday, April 30 at 3:00 PM EDT at Needham & Company's 12th
Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City. The company overview will be
webcast live via a link on the Events page of Progenics' website and archived
there for 30 days.

About Progenics

Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. develops innovative medicines for oncology,
and has 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. is developing the subcutaneous
formulation. For additional information, please visit www.progenics.com.

Additional information concerning Progenics and its business may be available
in press releases or other announcements and public filings made after this
announcement.

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CONTACT: Amy Martini
         Corporate Affairs
         (914) 789-2816
         amartini@progenics.com
        
         Kathleen Fredriksen
         Corporate Development
         (914) 789-2871
         kfredriksen@progenics.com

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