TITLE

SURVIVAL IMPROVEMENT REPORTED IN SATRAPLATIN SPARC TRIAL

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Worldwide Biotech;Apr2009, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on data from the Satraplatin and Prednisone Against Refractory Cancer (SPARC) double-blind, randomized satraplatin Phase 3 trial by GPC Biotech AG. The data, presented at the 2009 American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando, Florida, showed a positive trend toward better overall survival for the patients treated with satraplatin. According to physician Daniel Petrylak, the results point out the need for additional testing in trials in docetaxel-refractory CRPC patient populations.
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37135397

 

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