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A Study Combining ABT-888, Oral PARP Inhibitor, With Temozolomide in Patients With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

2014-08-27 03:15:17 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Assess whether the combination of ABT-888 with temozolomide (TMZ) has activity in subjects with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) as reflected by the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) response.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Prostate Cancer

Intervention

ABT-888, temozolomide

Location

Baltimore
Maryland
United States
21231

Status

Recruiting

Source

Abbott

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:17-0400

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