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ICARE Social Media Post May 2020

Advances in Treatment for Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Olaparib

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Findings from a recent study showed that olaparib (PARP inhibitor) significantly improved progression-free survival in patients with BRCA1, BRCA2, or ATM genetic alterations. Benefits were also more broadly seen among patients with homologous recombination repair gene defects.

Link to full article: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1911440
Check out the ASCO post article at: https://www.ascopost.com/news/may-2020/olaparib-for-patients-with-mcrpc-and-homologous-recombination-repair-gene-alterations/

Permanent link to this article: https://inheritedcancer.net/post50620/