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Astellas announced that China NMPA approved XTANDI for the treatment of prostate cancer

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The FINANCIAL — Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, Ph.D., “Astellas”) today announced that the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved XTANDI® (enzalutamide soft capsules) for the treatment of adult men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) with high risk of metastasis. This is the second approved indication in China for enzalutamide, which is already available for adult men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic after failure of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), in whom chemotherapy is not yet indicated.   The approval is based on results from the PROSPER trial, a double-blind, placebo-controlled, pivotal Phase…

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Astellas announced that China NMPA approved XTANDI for the treatment of prostate cancer

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, Ph.D., “Astellas”) today announced that the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved XTANDI® (enzalutamide soft capsules) for the treatment of adult men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) with high risk of metastasis. This is the second approved indication in China for enzalutamide, which is…