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Orteronel Leaves Hole In Millennium/Takeda Pipeline

This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly

Executive Summary

The non-steroidal androgen synthesis inhibitor failed to show a survival benefit in chemotherapy-naïve prostate cancer patients after also failing in post-chemo patients in 2013. With Takeda ending development of the Phase III candidate, its Millennium cancer pipeline is reduced to a pair of Phase III candidates.

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