About TelikTelik, Inc. of Palo Alto, CA, is a clinical stage drug development company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat cancer. The company's most advanced drug candidate is Telintra, a modified glutathione analog intended for the treatment of hematologic diseases including myelodysplastic syndrome and ICN; followed by Telcyta®, a cancer activated prodrug for the treatment of a variety of cancers. Telik's product candidates were discovered using its proprietary drug discovery technology, TRAP®, which enables the rapid and efficient discovery of small molecule drug candidates. This press release contains "forward-looking" statements regarding the safety and effectiveness of Telintra in treating ICN, whether Telintra treatment results in a durable increase in white blood cell levels, the tolerability of Telintra in ICN patients and Telintra's potential role as an oral therapy alternative or adjunct to G‑CSF in the treatment of ICN. These forward-looking statements are based upon Telik's current expectations, and there are important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements. Detailed information regarding factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from the results expressed or implied by statements in this press release may be found in Telik's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the factors described in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. Telik does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements contained in this press release. Telik, the Telik logo, TELINTRA, TELCYTA and TRAP are trademarks or registered trademarks of Telik, Inc. SOURCE Telik, Inc.