Amgen Launches First International Oncology Website

By Amgen, PRNE
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

ZUG, Switzerland, June 9, 2011 -

Amgen announced today the launch of its first oncology website for the
international oncology community outside the United States. launched at the European Hematology Congress
in London, and provides comprehensive oncology scientific information and
clinical resources for oncology healthcare professionals worldwide.

The site includes information on the innovative science undertaken by
Amgen in oncology, treatment tools, clinical trials, regulatory authority
approved product information, links to patient resources and the latest Amgen
oncology news.

"The launch of this website is an exciting development and reinforces our
commitment to furthering science and sharing information in the oncology
area," said Tom Lillie, International Development Executive Medical Director.
"Amgen has a comprehensive and pioneering approach to addressing cancer, and
with the launch of this site, we aim to share our progress and work, as well
as support the international oncology community we work in."

Amgen's comprehensive approach to addressing cancer is pursued through
the scientific exploration of numerous biologic pathways and multiple
scientific modalities. Amgen also collaborates with the oncology, hematology
and urology communities to provide patient education and support and ensure
that the appropriate patients have access to its medicines.

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companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective
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changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world
in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, bone
disease, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of
potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to
dramatically improve people's lives. To learn more about our pioneering
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