Overview of Prostate Cancer 

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer in men​, and the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths​.1

Current Treatments and Unmet Needs

1 NIH – National Cancer Institute, Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program – https://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/prost.html

2 ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) tablets – Prescribing Information: https://www.janssenlabels.com/package-insert/product-monograph/prescribing-information/ZYTIGA-pi.pdf

3 Carton E, Noe G, Huillard O, et al. Relation between plasma trough concentration of abiraterone and prostate-specific antigen response in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients. Eur J Cancer. 2017;72:54-61.

4 van Nuland M, Groenland SL, Bergman AM, et al. Exposure-response analyses of abiraterone and its metabolites in real-world patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2020;23(2):244-251.

5 Frowen J, Hughes R, Skeat J. The prevalence of patient-reported dysphagia and oral complications in cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. 2020 Mar;28(3):1141-1150.

6 Drumond N, Stegemann S. Better Medicines for Older Patients: Considerations between Patient Characteristics and Solid Oral Dosage Form Designs to Improve Swallowing Experience. Pharmaceutics. 2020 Dec 28;13(1):32.

7 https://www.tavanta.com/press-release/tavanta-therapeutics-announces-positive-top-line-results-from-pivotal-phase-3-trial-of-tavt-45-for-the-treatment-of-metastatic-prostate-cancer/