FDA approves apalutamide for treatment of nmCRPC

Yesterday afternoon the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved apalutamide — which will have the brand name Erleada — for the treatment of men with non-metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC). … READ MORE …

Evolutions in the treatment of nmCRPC — redux

So at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in San Francisco today we were presented with full reports on the SPARTAN trial and the PROSPER trial by Drs. Eric Small and Maha Hussain, respectively. … READ MORE …

Evolutions in the treatment of nmCRPC

So we now have news reports and abstracts telling us what the top-line results of the SPARTAN trial and the PROSPER trial are in the treatment of men with non-metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC). … READ MORE …

FDA gives priority review status to NDA for apalutamide

Apparently the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will give a priority review to apalutamide (formerly known as ARN-509), based on data from the Phase III SPARTAN  trial in men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC). … READ MORE …

J&J expects to file for approval to market two new prostate cancer drugs

An announcement from Johnson & Johnson yesterday said that the company is projecting filings with regulatory authorities for approval of two new drugs for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer between 2017 and 2021. … READ MORE …

Data from a Phase II trial of ARN-509 (apalutamide) and more

A report posted on line in European Urology has provided us with important clinical data related to the potential of this investigational drug in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. … READ MORE …