Lynparza

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    A news story published by OncLive reports that the European Union’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recently approved the drug olaparib for treating patients with a subset of advanced castrate-resistant prostate cancers that have BRCA1/2 mutations.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Article from The ASCO Post curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    Clinical trial results have shown a 13-month overall survival benefit from maintenance therapy—treatment to prevent or delay recurrence—with olaparib for advanced ovarian cancer.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Article from Good News Network curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of Lynparza (olaparib) for treating  stage 4 pancreatic cancer patients with hereditary BRCA mutation who have not progressed on platinum therapy. A clinical trial showed prolongation of progression free survival in this subset of patients.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Article from The Cancer Letter curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved olaparib (Lynparza) for marketing and sales for a narrow group of metastatic pancreatic cancer patients, based on rates of progression-free survival in a clinical trial published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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