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](abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone continued to provide statistically significant improvements in disease progression compared to placebo plus prednisone, and longer overall survival in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
My patient is a 62-year-old pleasant woman who has been on prednisone at high dosages for years for her polymyalgia rheumatica.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Priority Review to the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for ZYTIGAA (abiraterone acetate) administered in combination with prednisone for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic after failure of androgen deprivation therapy.
The product launch comes a month after the company gained approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of Jevtana in combination with prednisone for the treatment of metastatic hormone-refractory prostate cancer (mHRPC) patients who were previously treated with a Taxotere (docetaxel)-containing treatment regimen.
Joseph's Healthcare found that patients, who required a lot of medication like prednisone to control their disease, could benefit from the injections.
Those given standard therapy of the drugs melphalan and prednisone plus thalidomide survived an average of 51.
Derek Raghavan, lead author of the paper entitled "Phase II Trial of tesmilifene plus mixantrone and prednisone for Hormone Rrefractory Prostate Cancer: High Subjective and Objective Response in Patients with Symptomatic Metastases.
After 12 weeks, he was placed on six cycles of maintenance treatment with 1 mg/kg of melphalan for 10 days and 60 mg of prednisone tapered over 5 days.