SEATTLE and CHICAGO, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN) today announced the upcoming presentation of data from integrated analyses of three Phase 3 PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T) clinical trials of an autologous cellular immunotherapy in advanced prostate cancer, to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago on Monday, June 7 at 8:00 a.m. CT.
"With the recent FDA approval of PROVENGE for asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castrate resistant (hormone refractory) prostate cancer, patients now have a new treatment option available that prolongs survival," said Daniel P. Petrylak, M.D., program director of the Genitourinary Oncology Section in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Columbia University. "Cancer immunotherapy represents an entirely new era in medicine and patient care."
The exploratory analyses include data from three Phase 3 trials in patients with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (Studies D9901, D9902A, and IMPACT) that were integrated to examine the treatment effect in a larger group of patients, the use of docetaxel before and after randomization, and relationships between certain product parameters and clinical outcome. These include:
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