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Context Therapeutics® Announces Acceptance of Five Abstracts to be Presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2022

Context Therapeutics Inc.
Context Therapeutics Inc.

Context to host webinar with AACR presenters on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 11 a.m. ET

PHILADELPHIA, March 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Context Therapeutics Inc. (“Context” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CNTX), a women’s oncology company developing small molecule and immunotherapy treatments for breast and gynecological cancers, today announced that five abstracts have been selected for poster or symposium presentations at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2022, taking place April 8-13, 2022, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

“Context is committed to advancing new therapeutics for female cancers and we are proud to have our compounds showcased at the upcoming AACR Annual Meeting,” said Martin Lehr, CEO of Context Therapeutics. “We look forward to the presentations from investigators on lead product candidate onapristone extended release (ONA-XR), a potent, specific progesterone receptor (PR) antagonist being evaluated for PR+ breast, ovarian and endometrial cancer, and our preclinical anti-claudin 6 (CLDN6) bispecific monoclonal antibody (BsMAb) for gynecologic cancer therapy.”

Details of the presentations are as follows:

Title: Atomic-level specificity of Claudin 6 monoclonal antibodies isolated for treating solid tumors
Session Category: Experimental and Molecular Therapeutics
Session Title: Antibodies and Immune Therapies
Abstract Number: 318
Presenter: Joseph Rucker, Ph.D., Integral Molecular
Date and Time: April 10, 2022, 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Title: Targeting progesterone receptor (PR) with the antiprogestin onapristone in patient-derived xenograft (PDX) models of estrogen receptor positive (ER+), PR positive (PR+) bone metastasis of breast cancer
Session Category: Minisymposium
Session Title: New Approaches to Targeting Hormone Dependent Cancers
Abstract Number: 649
Presenter: Elisabetta Marangoni, Ph.D., Institut Curie
Date and Time: April 10, 2022, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Title: Progesterone promotes immunomodulation and tumor development in the murine mammary gland
Session Category: Immunology
Session Title: Molecular Signaling and Metabolic and Epigenetic Regulation in Adaptive Tumor Immunity
Abstract Number: 1351
Presenter: Lauryn Werner, M.D., Ph.D. Candidate, University of Kansas
Date and Time: April 11, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Title: Development of claudin 6 bispecific antibodies for treatment of ovarian cancer
Session Category: Immunology
Session Title: Therapeutic Antibodies 2
Abstract Number: 2892
Presenter: Joseph Rucker, Ph.D., Integral Molecular
Date and Time: April 12, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Title: PR/STAT3 nuclear transcriptional complexes mediate aurora-A kinase-induced stemness plasticity in ER+ breast cancer
Session Category: Tumor Biology
Session Title: Stem Cells and Regulatory Pathways in Cancer
Abstract Number: 3163
Presenter: Antonio D’Assoro, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic
Date and Time: April 12, 2022, 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.

For more information and to view the abstracts, visit the AACR Annual Meeting website.

On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 11 a.m. ET, Context will host a webinar with its management team and AACR presenters, to discuss the results from these presentations and provide updates on the ONA-XR clinical program. Following the formal presentation, the Context team, along with AACR presenters, will be available for questions. To register for the webinar, please click here. Additionally, a replay of the webinar will be available on the Events page of the Investor Relations section of Context’s website, www.contexttherapeutics.com, for approximately 30 days after the webinar.

About Context Therapeutics®
Context Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: CNTX), is a women’s oncology company developing small molecule and immunotherapy treatments to transform care for breast and gynecological cancers. The Company’s robust clinical program for lead candidate onapristone extended release (ONA-XR) comprises three Phase 2 clinical trials and one Phase 1b/2 clinical trial in hormone-driven breast, ovarian, and endometrial cancer. ONA-XR is a novel, first-in-class small molecule under development as a potent and specific antagonist of the progesterone receptor, a key unchecked mechanism in hormone-driven women’s cancers. Context is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. For more information, visit www.contexttherapeutics.com.

Forward-looking Statements
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