21 NOVEMBER 2023 at 08:30 EET
Phase 3 Clinical Trials with ODM-208 (MK-5684) posted to ClinicalTrials.gov database
Two new Phase 3 clinical trials to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ODM-208 for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) have been posted to the ClinicalTrials.gov website. The studies are not yet recruiting patients.
Further information is available on ClinicalTrials.gov
ODM-208 (or MK-5684) is an investigational oral, non-steroidal and selective inhibitor of the CYP11A1 enzyme discovered and developed by Orion for the treatment of hormone-dependent cancers, such as prostate cancer. ODM-208 is being developed through a collaboration with MSD (tradename of Merck & Co., Inc. Rahway NJ USA).
Tuukka Hirvonen, Investor Relations
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