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2011-07-21 07:15:00

DALLAS and NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary drug-delivery platforms to develop treatments in areas of oncology, cancer supportive care and diabetes, announced that its lead product for oral mucositis, MuGard, is being covered by Harvard Pilgrim and has been added to its pharmaceutical drug benefit program. Covering over one million lives, Harvard Pilgrim is a premier insurance...

2011-07-13 07:30:00

DALLAS and NEW YORK, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary drug-delivery platforms to develop treatments in areas of oncology, cancer supportive care and diabetes, announced that it has signed an agreement to restructure the outstanding senior convertible promissory note scheduled to mature this year. The amended agreement provides for extension of 50% of the principal amount of the note until...

2011-05-17 07:00:00

DALLAS and NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary drug-delivery platforms to develop treatments in areas of oncology, diabetes, and RNAi, announced that it had made significant progress with the commercial introduction of MuGard in the radiation oncology and medical oncology communities. MuGard is a novel, ready-to-use mucoadhesive oral wound rinse and coating that has been shown to be...

2011-05-05 00:00:29

Invado Pharmaceuticals announced the completion of a pilot study for NeutraSal® (supersaturated calcium phosphate rinse) in patients experiencing medication-induced xerostomia or dry mouth. NeutraSal® relieved the symptoms of xerostomia in all subjects while also normalizing the pH of the mouth. (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 Invado Pharmaceuticals announced the completion of a pilot study for NeutraSal® (supersaturated calcium phosphate rinse) in patients experiencing medication-induced...

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2011-03-24 06:10:00

A NASA technology originally developed for plant growth experiments on space shuttle missions has successfully reduced the painful side effects resulting from chemotherapy and radiation treatment in bone marrow and stem cell transplant patients. In a two-year clinical trial, cancer patients undergoing bone marrow or stem cell transplants were given a far red/near infrared Light Emitting Diode treatment called High Emissivity Aluminiferous Luminescent Substrate, or HEALS, to treat oral...

2011-03-24 00:00:28

Treatment is being developed to reduce oral infection and pain associated with cancer treatments Honolulu, HI and Claremont CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2011 Biotech firm Synedgen announces the award of a competitive Phase II SBIR grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to accelerate the development of Synedgen's proprietary oral disease treatments. Under this 2-year $1.96 M effort, starting on April 1, Synedgen will accelerate the development of RegenasynTM, a topical treatment for oral...

2011-03-23 06:30:00

KALAMAZOO, Mich., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NephRx Corporation today announced issuance of a new U.S. patent for its novel peptide NX002, which currently is in preclinical development for the treatment of oral mucositis. Previously, NephRx reported that NX002 had demonstrated significant efficacy when tested in well-validated animal models of oral mucositis. Mucositis is a debilitating and often dose-limiting condition that affects more than 400,000 cancer patients who receive...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

DALLAS and NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 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, reported it has been receiving positive clinical feedback from doctors and nurse practitioners prescribing MuGard for patients undergoing radiation and chemotherapy for various cancers. For example, Access received feedback...

2010-11-11 06:30:00

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NephRx Corporation today announced that it has initiated a Phase I clinical trial of its lead compound NX001 and has successfully dosed the first subject in the study. NX001, a kidney growth factor peptide that has demonstrated good safety and promising efficacy in two animal models of acute renal failure, is in development for the prevention of delayed graft function (DGF) in kidney transplantation patients. Separately, NephRx announced...

2010-10-15 07:00:00

DALLAS and NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in products for cancer and supportive care, announced today it has received initial prescriptions for its lead product, MuGard - an FDA-approved, ready-to-use mucoadhesive oral wound rinse for the management of oral mucositis, a debilitating side effect of radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy. In addition, the Company has received reimbursement for...