First Therapy for Non-metastatic, Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Patients Approved in US

First Therapy for Non-metastatic, Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Patients Approved in US
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Johnson & Johnson’s Erleada (apalutamide), a next-generation androgen receptor inhibitor, as therapy for patients with localized (non-metastatic) prostate cancer who failed to respond to hormone therapy. This makes Erleada the first FDA-approved therapy for non-metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer. The decision was supported by results from SPARTAN (NCT01946204), a Phase 3 trial showing that treatment with Erleada decreased the risk of cancer s
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