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21-01-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

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Apalutamide–ADT indication expanded in Europe

medwireNews: Men in Europe with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer may now be treated with the anti-androgen agent apalutamide during androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).

This indication’s positive opinion by the EMA reflects results from the TITAN trial showing progression-free and overall survival benefits with the combination.

The EMA previously granted approval for use of the combination in men with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer at high risk for distant disease based on findings from the SPARTAN trial, and both indications have already been approved by the US FDA.

By Lynda Williams

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