Clinical trial researches drug therapy for prostate cancer

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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. A clinical trial led by William Douglas Figg Sr., Pharm.D., Senior Investigator in the Genitourinary Malignancies Branch is researching a drug therapy for patients with advanced prostate cancer who have received prior abiraterone or enzalutamide and have documented evidence of progression. The trial will take place at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and there is no cost for participation.

For more information, please contact Deneise Francis at 240-858-3974 or identifier: NCT04729114

NCI Protocol ID: 000418

Official Title: Phase 1/2a, Open-Label, Multicenter Study of Intramuscular PRL-02 Depot in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer

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Posted on Tue, 05/02/2023