Correlation of Prostate-specific Antigen Kinetics with Overall Survival and Radiological Progression-free Survival in Metastatic Castration-sensitive Prostate Cancer Treated with Abiraterone Acetate plus Prednisone or Placebos Added to Androgen Deprivation Therapy: Post Hoc Analysis of Phase 3 LATITUDE Study

Publication date: Available online 13 December 2019Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Nobuaki Matsubara, Kim N. Chi, Mustafa Özgüroğlu, Alfredo Rodriguez-Antolin, Susan Feyerabend, Luis Fein, Boris Y. Alekseev, Giri Sulur, Andrew Protheroe, Susan Li, Suneel Mundle, Peter De Porre, Namphuong Tran, Karim FizaziAbstractBackgroundLATITUDE, a randomized, double-blind trial, compared abiraterone acetate and prednisone (AAP) + androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) versus placebo (PBO) + ADT in high-risk metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC).ObjectiveTo assess the correlation of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) kinetics with overall survival (OS) and radiological progression-free survival (rPFS).Design, setting, and participantsA post hoc analysis of data from 597 men receiving AAP + ADT and 602 receiving PBO + ADT.Outcome measurements and statistical analysisThe associations of PSA-related outcomes (rates of confirmed 50% [PSA50] and 90% [PSA90] decline from baseline PSA [Prostate Cancer Working Group 2 criteria], rates of PSA 
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