PARP inhibitor olaparib slows progression of advanced prostate cancer

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Published: 30 Sep 2019
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Prof Maha Hussain - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA

Prof Maha Hussain presents data from the PROfound trial during a press conference at the 2019 ESMO congress.

This was a trial evaluating the PARP inhibitor olaparib vs new hormonal agents in patients with metastatic, pre-treated prostate cancer whose cancer cells had faulty DNA repair genes.

Watch Prof Hussain's interview with ecancer here.

Read more on the study here.