Combo therapy 'beneficial' in metastatic prostate cancer

Trial results show improved clinical outcome in a subset of men with castration-resistant disease, researchers say

AusDoc brings you the latest news from the European Society for Medical Oncology virtual congress 2020.

Men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who have lost a copy of the PTEN gene might improve their progression-free survival (PFS) with a combination of ipatasertib and abiraterone plus prednisone, researchers say.

Results of the phase 3 IPATential150 trial were reported at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) virtual congress 2020.

About 40-50%