Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Reports Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

  Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Reports Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

PR Newswire

SEATTLE, June 27, 2013

SEATTLE, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ
and MTA: CTIC) today announced results from its Annual Meeting of Shareholders
held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

At the Annual Meeting, shareholders elected John H. Bauer, Phillip M.
Nudelman, Ph.D., and Reed V. Tuckson, M.D. to serve on the Company's Board of
Directors until the Company's 2016 Annual Meeting. Shareholders approved an
amendment to the Company's amended and restated articles of incorporation to
increase the total number of authorized shares and authorized shares of common
stock and approved an amendment to the Company's 2007 Equity Incentive Plan,
as amended and restated, to increase the number of shares available for
issuance under the Plan. Shareholders ratified the selection of Marcum LLP as
the Company's independent auditors for the year ending December 31, 2013.

About Cell Therapeutics, Inc.

Cell Therapeutics (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) is a biopharmaceutical company
committed to the development and commercialization of an integrated portfolio
of oncology products aimed at making cancer more treatable. The Company is
headquartered in Seattle, WA. For additional information and to sign up for
email alerts and get RSS feeds, please visit www.CellTherapeutics.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release includes forward-looking statements that involve a number
of risks and uncertainties, the outcome of which could materially and/or
adversely affect actual future results and the market price of the Company's
securities. Specifically, the risks and uncertainties include the Company's
ability to continue to raise capital as needed to fund its operations; risks
associated with preclinical and clinical developments in the biopharmaceutical
industry in general, including, without limitation, competitive factors,
technological developments, and the costs of developing, producing, and
selling the Company's product candidates; and the risk factors listed or
described from time to time in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities
and Exchange Commission including, without limitation, the Company's most
recent filings on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. Except as may be required by law,
the Company does not intend to update or alter its forward-looking statements
whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.


CTI Media and Investor Contacts:

Monique Greer
+1 206.272.4343

Ed Bell
+1 206.282.7100

In Europe

CTI Life Sciences Limited, Milan Branch

Laura Villa
E: CTI_EUInvestors@CTI-Lifesciences.com
T: +39 02 89659706

SOURCE Cell Therapeutics, Inc.

Website: http://www.celltherapeutics.com
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