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January 11, 2016

Sucampo Announces Exclusive Collaboration with CPP

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced an option and collaboration agreement under which Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPP) has granted Sucampo the sole option to acquire an exclusive license to commercialize CPP-1X/sulindac combination product in North America.  This product is currently in a Phase 3 clinical trial for the treatment of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP).

“We are very excited to enter into this agreement with Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, as it aligns with our vision to acquire late-stage programs with the potential to have a significant impact on patient lives,” said Peter Greenleaf, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sucampo.  “We believe that this product represents a substantial market opportunity and, given clinical results to date, could be a valuable asset for Sucampo that leverages our gastrointestinal expertise and strategic focus.”

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