A PARP inhibitor with the potential for treating certain types of prostate cancer

What is Zejula?

Zejula is a PARP inhibitor drug which is used to treat ovarian cancer in the UK.

Who is developing Zejula?

Zejula was developed by the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline.

At what stage of development is Zejula?

Zejula is currently being studied in a phase 3 clinical trial. This trial is investigating how well Zejula works in advanced prostate cancer which has spread outside the prostate when it is used along with a hormone therapy drug (abiraterone) and a steroid (prednisone). However, this trial is not due to end until early 2025.

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How can I find out more?

To find out more about Zejula please click here.

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