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Medivation Announces Presentation of Positive MDV3100 Clinical Data in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Patients at 44th ASCO Annual Meeting
Date:6/2/2008

- Observed Dose-Response Trends Suggest Improved Efficacy with Higher Doses

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- Dose Escalation Ongoing -

SAN FRANCISCO and CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN) today announced that data from an ongoing Phase 1-2 clinical trial of the Company's novel androgen receptor antagonist, MDV3100, showed encouraging anti-tumor activity as measured by declining serum levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA) and circulating tumor cells (CTC), as well as radiographic disease stabilization, after three months of treatment. An increased number of androgen receptors present on prostate cancer cells is believed to play a major role in the growth of castration-resistant prostate cancer, also known as hormone-refractory prostate cancer. The observed clinical effects of MDV3100 on PSA levels, CTC counts and radiographic disease are consistent with blockade of androgen receptor signaling and inhibition of tumor growth. To date, 90 patients have been enrolled in the trial with enrollment completed at doses up to 240 mg/day. MDV3100 has been well tolerated and dose escalation at 360 mg/day is in progress.

The data were presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2008 Annual Meeting in Chicago in an oral presentation entitled "Phase 1-2 study of MDV3100 in patients (pts) with progressive Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC)" by principal investigator, Howard Scher, M.D., chief of the Genitourinary Oncology Service and the D. Wayne Calloway Chair in Urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

The ongoing Phase 1-2 trial is an open-label U.S. dose-escalation study enrolling prostate cancer patients
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