DALLAS and NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary drug-delivery platforms to develop treatments in areas of oncology, cancer supportive care and diabetes, will host a conference call on Wednesday, March 23rd to update investors on its ongoing commercial and development strategy. Management will discuss the progress made within each of Access' programs, including an update on commercial launch activities and schedule for MuGard, the company's oral mucositis supportive care product; its Cobalamin CobOral and CobaCyte programs, as well as the advancement of both its Thiarabine Phase 1/2a trial in hematological malignancies at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and ProLindac phase 2 combination trial in recurrent ovarian cancer.
The conference call is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 11:00 am EST. Interested parties may participate by dialing 877-407-4019 (US) or 201-689-8337 (International) approximately five to ten minutes before the call start time. A replay of the call will be available starting on March 23, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST, through March 30, 2011 until 11:59 pm EST. Interested parties may access the replay by dialing 877-660-6853 (US) or 201-612-7415 (International) and entering account number 383 and conference ID number 368488. An archived webcast of the conference call also will be available on the Access Pharma website at www.accesspharma.com.
About Access:Access Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an emerging biopharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes proprietary products for the treatment and supportive care of cancer patients. Access' products include MuGard™ (www.MuGard.com), which has received FDA marketing clearance for the management of patients with mucositis, ProLindac™, a second generation DACH Platinum in Phase 2 clinical testing of patients with ovarian cancer, and Thiarabine™, a novel nucleoside analog that has demonstrated both pre-clinical and clinical activity in certain cancers; currently in a Phase 1/2a trial in hematological malignancies at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
The company also has other advanced drug delivery technologies including CobaCyte™-mediated targeted delivery and CobOral-oral drug delivery, its proprietary nanopolymer delivery technology based on the natural vitamin B12 uptake mechanism. For additional information on Access Pharmaceuticals, please visit our website at www.accesspharma.com.
This press release contains certain statements that are forward-looking within the meaning of Section 27a of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements include those relating to: our cash burn rate, clinical trial plans and timelines and clinical results for ProLindac, MuGard, Thiarabine and Cobalamin and other product candidates, our ability to achieve clinical and commercial success and our ability to successfully develop marketed products. These statements are subject to numerous risks, including but not limited to Access' need to obtain additional financing in order to continue the clinical trial and operations and to the risks detailed in Access' Annual Reports on Form 10-K and other reports filed by Access with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Contact: Company
Contact: Investor RelationsChristine Berni
Donald C. Weinberger/Diana Bittner (media)Director of Investor Relations
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