Modra Pharmaceuticals to Present New Phase 2b Data at the 2022 ASCO General Annual Meeting on ModraDoc006/r, a Boosted Oral Taxane for Patients with Metastatic Prostate Cancer
AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Modra Pharmaceuticals (“Modra”) today announced that the company will present new data from its Phase 2b trial evaluating ModraDoc006/r, a boosted oral taxane therapeutic versus the standard-of-care IV chemotherapy docetaxel, in patients with metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) at the upcoming ASCO General Annual Meeting held from June 3 – 7, 2022 virtually and in-person in Chicago, IL, USA.
Please see below for details on the poster abstract.
Session: Genitourinary Cancer—Prostate, Testicular, and Penile
Poster Title: A phase 2 randomized study of oral docetaxel plus ritonavir (ModraDoc006/r) in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).
Presenter: Ulka N. Vaishampayan, MD | University of Michigan
Location: In-Person & Live Stream | Arie Crown Theater
Session Date and Time: June 6, 2022 from 16:30 CDT – 18:00 CDT
Abstract Number: 5016
Poster Number: 200
About metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)
mCRPC is an advanced form of prostate cancer and the fourth most common cause of cancer death overall. mCRPC is not amenable to surgical treatment and resistant to androgen deprivation therapy, a hormone therapy used as initial disease management to reduce growth of prostate cancer cells.
ModraDoc006/r is a proprietary boosted taxane therapy based on docetaxel, an intravenously administered therapy, that is very broadly used in a variety of tumor types. ModraDoc006 – an oral docetaxel tablet – is given in combination with ritonavir (r), which acts as a booster to increase the systemic bioavailability of ModraDoc006. ModraDoc006/r is designed to combine the convenience and practicality of taking chemotherapy treatment at home with the potential for an improved safety profile, as compared to standard IV docetaxel.
About Modra Pharmaceuticals
Modra Pharmaceuticals aims to transform taxane therapy by developing therapies that are less toxic, more effective and can be taken at home in tablet form. The Company’s goal is to dramatically improve the therapeutic outcomes and everyday lives of the hundreds of thousands of cancer patients undergoing taxane therapy worldwide. Modra’s lead program completed a Phase 2b clinical study in prostate cancer, resulting in positive date further supporting the delivery, bioavailability and tolerability of its novel approach.
CEO, Modra Pharmaceuticals
Tel: +1 609 933 8008
Valeria Fisher or Desmond James
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