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2014-03-24 16:24:53

TOKYO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503) today announced that Astellas has obtained marketing approval of their oral androgen receptor signaling inhibitor, XTANDI(®) capsules 40mg (development code: MDV3100; generic name: enzalutamide) for the treatment of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer in Japan. Astellas filed the application for approval in Japan in May 2013. XTANDI is a once-daily, oral androgen receptor signaling inhibitor that acts on...

2012-12-03 20:57:17

Prostate cancer drug shows promise in triple-negative and estrogen-positive breast cancer Breast cancers are defined by their drivers — estrogen and progesterone receptors (ER and PR) and HER2 are the most common, and there are drugs targeting each. When breast cancer has an unknown driver, it also has fewer treatment options — this aggressive form of breast cancer without ER, PR or HER2, which was thought not to be driven by hormones, is known as triple negative. A decade ago,...

2012-05-17 12:19:23

A hormone-depleting drug approved last year for the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer can help eliminate or nearly eliminate tumors in many patients with aggressive cancers that have yet to spread beyond the prostate, according to a clinical study to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), June 1-5, in Chicago. The phase II clinical trial, led by investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other research centers, examined the use...

2012-02-01 10:22:54

Drug compound designed and developed in academic research lab A new drug, MDV3100, is improving the survival rate in men with advanced prostate cancer, results of a large, phase III clinical trial show. The drug is designed to block a type of cellular receptor that drives progression of prostate cancer. Based on the strength of the data from the phase III trial, it is anticipated that the biopharmaceutical company Medivation, which licensed MDV3100, will file a new drug application with...

2011-06-06 07:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced new data showing how the company's lead investigational compound, custirsen (OGX-011/TV-1011), may work with innovative therapies MDV3100 and heat-shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitors to suppress prostate cancer cell survival and improve treatment outcomes. These pre-clinical data were presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical...

2010-11-29 15:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO and TOKYO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN) and Astellas Pharma Inc. today announced that patient enrollment was completed on November 15, 2010 in the Phase 3 AFFIRM study of the investigational drug MDV3100, a novel, triple-acting oral androgen receptor antagonist, in patients with advanced prostate cancer who have previously been treated with chemotherapy. The companies also announced that clinical development of MDV3100 in Japan has...

2010-09-29 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and TOKYO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN) and Astellas Pharma Inc. today announced treatment of the first patient in a second Phase 3 clinical trial of the investigational drug MDV3100, which expands the Phase 3 development of the novel, triple-acting oral androgen receptor antagonist into an earlier-stage patient population. Known as PREVAIL, the trial will evaluate MDV3100 in men with advanced prostate cancer who have not yet received...

2010-08-09 15:02:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN) today provided a corporate update and reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. "We have made positive progress in our dimebon program over the past few months," said David Hung, MD, president and chief executive officer of Medivation. "In particular, I am pleased to announce that we have completed enrollment in our Phase 3 HORIZON trial in Huntington disease, exceeding our...

2010-05-10 15:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN) today provided a corporate update and reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. "After thorough review of all available dimebon data, including the disappointing CONNECTION results, Medivation remains committed to determining whether dimebon may offer clinical benefit to Alzheimer's and Huntington disease patients," said David Hung, MD, president and chief executive officer of...

2010-04-15 08:25:10

An experimental drug is showing promise for the treatment of men with an aggressive form of advanced prostate cancer. A new multicenter study has concluded that the targeted therapy MDV3100 is safe and effective for patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), known for its poor prognosis and limited treatment options. The research, led by investigators at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, appears early online and in an upcoming edition of The Lancet. According to the...


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