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Medivation CEO: Positive prostate cancer drug results will transform firm

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Executive Summary

With the positive interim results from Medivation's Phase III AFFIRM trial of MDV3100, which showed a 37% reduction in risk of death versus placebo in men with advanced prostate cancer previously treated with chemotherapy – producing a 4.8 month advantage in median overall survival – the San Francisco-based biotech is on the verge of transitioning from a product development firm to a commercialization company, CEO Dr David Hung told Scrip.



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