SEATTLE, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) announced today that members of management will host a conference call today, Friday, November 15, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ET ( 5:30 a.m. PT) to discuss today's announcement regarding the worldwide licensing agreement between Baxter International, Inc. and CTI to develop and commercialize pacritinib, CTI's novel investigational JAK2/FLT3 inhibitor currently in Phase 3 development for patients with myelofibrosis. Access to the event can be obtained as follows: Friday, November, 15, 2013 5:30 a.m. PT/ 8:30 a.m. ET/ 2:30 p.m. CET1-800-762- 8779(domestic) +1 480-629-9645 (international) To access the live audio webcast or the subsequent archived recording, visit www.celltherapeutics.com. Webcast and telephone replays of the conference call will be available at approximately two hours after completion of the call. Callers can access the replay by dialing 1-800-406-7325 (domestic) or +1 303-590-3030 (international). The access code for the replay is 4651503. The telephone replay will be available until Friday, November 22, 2013. About Cell Therapeutics, Inc.Cell Therapeutics (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) is a biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of an integrated portfolio of oncology products aimed at making cancer more treatable. CTI is headquartered in Seattle, WA. For additional information and to sign up for email alerts and get RSS feeds, please visit the company's website at www.CellTherapeutics.com. Contacts:Monique Greer+1 206-272-4343 email@example.comEd Bell+1 206.282.7100 firstname.lastname@example.org In EuropeCTI Life Sciences Limited, Milan BranchLaura Villa T: +39 02 89659706E: lvilla@ cti-lifesciences.comCTI_EUInvestors@CTI-Lifesciences.com SOURCE Cell Therapeutics, Inc.