SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNSS) today announced that it will host a conference call on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss corporate updates and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. The call can be accessed by dialing (877) 280-4958 (U.S. and Canada) or (857) 244-7315 (international), and entering passcode 39516372. To access the live audio webcast, or the subsequent archived recording, visit the "Investors and Media - Calendar of Events" section of the Sunesis website at www.sunesis.com. The webcast will be recorded and available for replay on the company's website for two weeks. About Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Sunesis is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new oncology therapeutics for the treatment of solid and hematologic cancers. Sunesis has built a highly experienced cancer drug development organization committed to advancing its lead product candidate, vosaroxin, in multiple indications to improve the lives of people with cancer. For additional information on Sunesis, please visit http://www.sunesis.com. SUNESIS and the logo are trademarks of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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