October 11, 2010
Study of Bafetinib (INNO-406) as Treatment for Patients With Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer (PROACT)
A Phase II Study of Bafetinib (INNO-406) as Treatment for Patients With Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer
A Safety and Efficacy Study of Oral MDV3100 in Chemotherapy-Naive Patients With Progressive Metastatic Prostate Cancer (PREVAIL)
The purpose of this study is to determine the benefit of MDV3100 versus placebo as assessed by overall survival and progression-free survival in patients with progressive metastatic prostate cancer who have failed androgen deprivation therapy but not yet received chemotherapy.
October 5, 2010
Prospective Study of Metformin in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
October 1, 2010
Phase III Data Showing Improved Survival With Jevtana® (cabazitaxel) Injection in Second-Line Advanced Prostate Cancer Published in The Lancet
BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that data from the Phase III TROPIC study, which was the basis for the June 2010 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Jevtana® (cabazitaxel) Injection, was published in the October 2, 2010 print edition of The Lancet in an article titled "Prednisone plus cabazitaxel or mitoxantrone for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer progressing after docetaxel treatment: a randomised open-label trial."
September 30, 2010
TEVA AND ONCOGENEX ANNOUNCE INITIATION OF SECOND PHASE 3 TRIAL OF CUSTIRSEN IN MEN WITH METASTATIC PROSTATE CANCER
The SYNERGY trial is a randomized, controlled, global Phase 3 trial to be conducted in approximately 125 cancer centers and with designated recruitment of 800 men with metastatic CRPC who have disease progression and require first-line docetaxel/prednisone chemotherapy.
September 28, 2010
Pfizer Discontinues Phase 3 Trial of SUTENT® in Advanced Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Inc. announced today the discontinuation of the SUN 1120 Phase 3 trial evaluating SUTENT (sunitinib malate) in combination with prednisone for men with advanced castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) that had progressed despite treatment with a docetaxel-based chemotherapy regimen. During a scheduled interim analysis, an independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) found that the combination of sunitinib with prednisone was unlikely to improve overall survival when compared to prednisone alone.
September 27, 2010
OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of a Phase 2 Trial Evaluating OGX-427 Treatment in Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer
BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today the initiation of a randomized, controlled, investigator-sponsored Phase 2 trial of OGX-427 in men with metastatic prostate cancer.
S*BIO Initiates Canadian Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Oral Histone Deacetylase (HDAC) Inhibitor SB939 for the Treatment of Recurrent or Metastatic Prostate Cancer (HRPC)
SINGAPORE, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- S*BIO Pte Ltd today announced the initiation of a Phase 2 clinical trial of SB939, its novel orally-active HDAC inhibitor, in patients with recurrent or metastatic prostate cancer (HRPC).
September 22, 2010
OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - Journal of Clinical Oncology Publishes Data from Randomized Phase 2 Custirsen Trial
BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today publication of results from a randomized Phase 2 trial in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The trial results showed a survival benefit with the investigational agent OGX-011/TV1011 (custirsen) in patients with advanced prostate cancer.
September 21, 2010
Hybrigenics Unveils Positive Final Results Of Inecalcitol Phase IIa Clinical Study In Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer
Hybrigenics (ALHYG), a bio-pharmaceutical company listed on Alternext (NYSE-Euronext) in Paris, with a focus on research and development of new cancer treatments, today announces the positive outcomes of clinical tolerance Phase IIa study of daily oral inecalcitol in combination with gold standard Taxotere(R) chemotherapy in hormone-refractory prostate cancer patients