FDA Approves Nubeqa Tablets for Men with Non-metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

FDA Approves Nubeqa Tablets for Men with Non-metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nubeqa (darolutamide) tablets to treat men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC). "We know that men with nmCRPC are still in the prime of their lives and are at a critical point in their disease when action needs to be taken," Howard R. Soule, PhD, executive vice president and chief science officer of the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), said in a press release. "For 26 years, PCF has been focused on research aimed at improving patient outcomes and we welcome the addition of new treatment options that provide men with more choices when working with their doctor to select what's right for them," Soule added. Nubeqa, formerly known as BAY-1841788, is a prostate cancer medication jointly developed by Bayer and Orion. It is an inhibitor of androgen receptors, which are proteins found on the surface of cells that bind to male hormones, interrupting the androgen signaling cascade and preventing cancer cells from receiving growth signals. The treatment has been approved under
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