A.P. Pharma, Inc. (OTCBB: APPA.OB), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company will present patient-satisfaction data from its Phase 3 trial of APF530 at the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer and the International Society of Oral Oncology (MASCC/ISOO) International Symposium. The MASCC/ISOO 2012 International Symposium focuses on the clinical management of supportive care in oncology and will be held in New York City June 28 – 30. APF530 is the Company’s lead product candidate being developed for the prevention of both acute- and delayed-onset chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). Presentation details are as follows:
|Title:||Patient satisfaction with control of emesis following chemotherapy: comparison of APF530, a subcutaneous extended-release formulation of granisetron versus intravenous palonosetron|
|Authors:||Rebecca Clark-Snow, Veena Charu, Nashat Gabrail, Ronald Yanagihara, Martin Rosenberg, Erin O’Boyle, John Barr|
|Presentation:||June 29, 2012, Poster Session II|
About A.P. PharmaA.P. Pharma is a specialty pharmaceutical company developing products using its proprietary Biochronomer™ polymer-based drug delivery technology. The Company’s primary focus is on its lead product, APF530, for the prevention of CINV. A.P. Pharma received a Complete Response Letter on the APF530 NDA and is targeting the resubmission of the NDA in mid-2012. The Company has additional research and development programs that utilize its bioerodible, injectable and implantable delivery systems. For further information, please visit the Company's web site at www.appharma.com. Forward-looking Statements This news release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including uncertainties associated with capital resources and liquidity, timely development and regulatory approval of product candidates, satisfactory completion of clinical studies, progress in research and development programs, launch and acceptance of new products and other risks and uncertainties identified in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We caution investors that forward-looking statements reflect our analysis only on their stated date. We do not intend to update them except as required by law.