The Offering of the common shares under the prospectus supplement will not be made to persons in Canada. The prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus contain detailed information about the common shares being offered. Investors should read the prospectus supplement and accompanying base shelf prospectus before making an investment decision.About YM BioSciences YM BioSciences Inc. is a drug development company advancing three clinical-stage products: CYT387, a small molecule, dual inhibitor of JAK1/JAK2 kinase; nimotuzumab, an EGFR-targeting monoclonal antibody; and CYT997, a potent vascular disrupting agent (VDA). This press release may contain forward-looking statements, which reflect the Company's current expectation regarding future events. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, events or developments to be materially different from any future results, events or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, changing market conditions, the successful and timely completion of clinical studies, the establishment of corporate alliances, the impact of competitive products and pricing, new product development, uncertainties related to the regulatory approval process or the ability to obtain drug product in sufficient quantity or at standards acceptable to health regulatory authorities to complete clinical trials or to meet commercial demand; and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's ongoing quarterly and annual reporting. Certain of the assumptions made in preparing forward-looking statements include but are not limited to the following: that CYT387, nimotuzumab and CYT997 will generate positive safety and efficacy data in ongoing and future clinical trials and that YM Biosciences and its various licensees will complete their respective clinical trials within the timelines communicated in the Company's quarterly and annual reports. The Offering is subject to market conditions and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the Offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the Offering. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. SOURCE YM BioSciences Inc.