STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOXO), a biopharmaceutical company developing highly selective medicines for patients with genomically defined cancers, will announce financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 on August 9, 2018 before the Nasdaq market open. At 8:00 a.m. ET that day, Loxo Oncology management will host a conference call to discuss these financial results, in addition to recent updates on development and corporate activities.

A live webcast can be accessed under "Events & Presentations" in the Investors & Media section of the company's website at www.loxooncology.com. The conference call can be accessed by dialing (877) 930-8065 (domestic) or (253) 336-8041 (international) and referring to conference ID 7291605. The webcast will be archived and made available for replay on the company's website beginning approximately two hours after the event.

About Loxo Oncology Loxo Oncology is a biopharmaceutical company developing highly selective medicines for patients with genomically defined cancers. Our pipeline focuses on cancers that are uniquely dependent on single gene abnormalities, such that a single drug has the potential to treat the cancer with dramatic effect. We believe that the most selective, purpose-built medicines have the highest probability of maximally inhibiting the intended target, with the intention of delivering best-in-class disease control and safety. Our management team seeks out experienced industry partners, world-class scientific advisors and innovative clinical-regulatory approaches to deliver new cancer therapies to patients as quickly and efficiently as possible. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.loxooncology.com.

Contacts for Loxo Oncology, Inc.Company:Lauren CohenDirector, Corporate Communications lcohen@loxooncology.com

Investors:Peter RahmerEndurance Advisors, LLC415-515-9763 prahmer@enduranceadvisors.com

Media:Dan Budwick1AB Media973-271-6085 dan@1abmedia.com