Astellas, Medivation team on prostate Rx

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Oncology NEWS InternationalOncology NEWS International Vol 18 No 11
Volume 18
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Astellas has partnered with Medivation to co-develop and market the oral anti-androgen, MDV3100. In September, Medivation enrolled patients in the phase III AFFIRM trial, which is evaluating MDV3100 in 1,200 men with castration-resistant prostate cancer who were previously treated with docetaxel (Doxil) chemotherapy.

Astellas has partnered with Medivation to co-develop and market the oral anti-androgen, MDV3100. In September, Medivation enrolled patients in the phase III AFFIRM trial, which is evaluating MDV3100 in 1,200 men with castration-resistant prostate cancer who were previously treated with docetaxel (Doxil) chemotherapy.

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