|Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
300 Elliott Avenue West
Seattle, WA 98119
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Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of cancer therapeutics. Its lead platform product candidate includes Picoplatin, a platinum-based cancer therapy to treat multiple cancer indications, including small cell lung, colorectal, prostate, and ovarian cancers. The company has conducted a pivotal Phase III SPEAR trial of Picoplatin in the second-line treatment of patients with small cell lung cancer; Phase II trials evaluating picoplatin as a first-line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer and castration-resistant prostate cancer; and a Phase I study evaluating an oral formulation of picoplatin in solid tumors. The company was formerly known as NeoRx Corporation and changed its name to Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in September 2006. Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is based in Seattle, Washington.