updated 9/21/2010 7:16:38 AM ET 2010-09-21T11:16:38

DALLAS, Sept. 21, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MicroStockProfit.com announces an investment report featuring Cell Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:CTIC). The report includes financial, comparative and investment analyses, and industry information you need to know to make an educated investment decision.

The full report is available at: www.microstockprofit.com/lp/CTIC

Cell Therapeutics Inc. (CTIC) develops, acquires and commercializes treatments for cancer. It focuses on building a biopharmaceutical company with a diversified portfolio of oncology drugs. Its research, development, acquisition and in-licensing activities concentrate on identifying and developing less toxic ways to treat cancer. The Company is focused on developing pixantrone, OPAXIO, brostallicin and bisplantinates. Pixantrone is an anthracycline derivative for the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and various other hematologic malignancies, solid tumors and immunological disorders. The Company is developing OPAXIO (paclitaxel poliglumex), a maintenance therapy for women with advanced stage ovarian cancer. Brostallicin is a synthetic Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) minor groove binding agent that has demonstrated anti-tumor activity. In March 2009, the Company sold its 50% interest in RIT Oncology. 

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In the report, the analyst notes:

"For the quarter ended June 30, 2010, total net operating expenses were $20.0 million compared to $21.7 million for the same period in 2009. Net loss attributable to common shareholders was $53.6 million ($0.08 per share) for the quarter ended June 30, 2010, compared to a net loss attributable to common shareholders of $27.4 million ($0.06 per share) for the same period in 2009.  

"CTIC recently announced that it intends to appeal the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (the "FDA") previously disclosed decision regarding the pixantrone New Drug Application ("NDA") to treat patients with relapsed/refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ("NHL"). CTIC had requested accelerated approval of its NDA for this patient group for which there are no currently approved drugs."

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