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Date:5/31/2008

two years(1).

The primary endpoint of the study was disease-free survival for all four study groups. Recurrence-free survival, overall survival, and safety were secondary endpoints. (Disease-free survival was defined as the length of time after randomization during which patients had no local recurrence, contralateral breast cancer, distant metastasis, secondary carcinoma, and/or death from any cause. Recurrence-free survival was defined as the length of time after randomization during which patients had no local recurrence, contralateral breast cancer, distant metastasis, and/or secondary carcinoma.) Exploratory endpoints included bone-metastases-free survival(1).

At the median follow-up of five years, disease-free survival events were reduced by 36% (P=0.01) with Zometa and the risk of recurrence-free survival events fell by 35% (P=0.015) versus hormone therapy alone. Sixteen deaths had occurred among patients who received Zometa with hormone therapy versus 26 deaths in patients who received hormone therapy alone, which resulted in a nonsignificant reduction in the risk of death in patients who received Zometa compared with those who received hormone therapy alone (P=0.103). A similar trend was noted toward a reduction in bone metastases among patients who received Zometa compared with those who received hormone therapy alone (16 versus 23). Longer follow-up and a larger number of events will be necessary to determine if any significant differences exist between the groups for overall survival and bone-metastases-free survival. Overall, treatment was generally well-tolerated and side effects were consistent with known drug safety profile(1).

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Zometa is indicated for patients with multiple myeloma and documented bone metastases from solid tumors in conjunction with standard antineoplastic therapy; prostate cancer should have progressed after treatment with at least one hormonal therapy.

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