By Sabela Ojea

 

AstraZeneca PLC said Friday that the Propel Phase 3 trial met its primary point, proving that its Lynparza drug significantly delayed disease progression of first-line metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer in combination with the abiraterone drug.

The biopharmaceutical company said the results from the trial showed positive results, including a trend towards improved overall survival.

The London-listed company noted that prostate cancer is the second most common cancer.

 

Write to Sabela Ojea at sabela.ojea@wsj.com; @sabelaojeaguix

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

September 24, 2021 02:31 ET (06:31 GMT)

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