Erleada Add-on Significantly Extends Survival in Non-metastatic CRPC, SPARTAN Analysis Shows

Erleada Add-on Significantly Extends Survival in Non-metastatic CRPC, SPARTAN Analysis Shows
Adding Erleada (apalutamide) to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) significantly extends the lives of men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) by more than one year, a final analysis of the SPARTAN Phase 3 clinical trial shows. Representing a 22% reduction in the risk of death in men at high risk of developing metastasis, the findings add up to positive results across all other SPARTAN's primary, secondary, and exploratory goals. That includes a significant extension by more than two years in the time lived without metastasis — a result that granted Erleada its approval in the the U.S. and European Union for this patient population. “Treatment for patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer is primarily focused on delay of metastases and improvement of overall survival,” Eric Small, MD, lead SPARTAN investigator, said in a
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