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Synta Presents Positive One-Year Follow-up Results for GALAXY-1 Trial of Ganetespib in NSCLC at 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer

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Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ: SNTA) today announced presentation
of results from the GALAXY-1 trial, a global, randomized, multi-center
study designed to identify the patients with advanced non-small cell
lung adenocarcinoma most likely to benefit from second-line treatment
with the Company's lead drug candidate, the Hsp90 inhibitor ganetespib,
in combination with docetaxel versus docetaxel alone. The results will
be presented Monday, October 28 2013, at 10:30 AM local time during an
oral session at the 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer
(WCLC) in Sydney, Australia.

Ganetespib is a second-generation inhibitor of the chaperone protein
Hsp90, which is critical for the activation and stability of numerous
proteins that drive cancer growth and proliferation. Ganetespib has been

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