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Questions About Metastasis-Free Survival in Prostate Cancer

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Questions About Metastasis-Free Survival in Prostate Cancer


MEDSCAPE

PUBLISHED: 08 JANUARY 2019


Last year, a new measure for prostate cancer was used in the regulatory process for the first time. The endpoint of metastasis-free survival (MFS) was used by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve a new anti-androgen, apalutamide (Erleada, Janssen), and to extend the approval of enzalutamide (Xtandi, Astellas/Pfizer), so that they could be used in patients with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC).

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Published

January 8, 2019

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Oncology
CP-202103