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Janssen-Cilag AG Release: ZYTIGA® Approved in the EU for Use in the Treatment of Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Before Chemotherapy  
1/11/2013 10:00:52 AM

BEERSE, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Janssen-Cilag International NV (Janssen) announced today that the European Commission (EC) has approved an extension to the license of the oral, once-daily medication ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate). The approved broader indication for ZYTIGA now includes its use, in combination with prednisone or prednisolone, for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), in adult men who are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic after failure of androgen deprivation therapy in whom chemotherapy is not yet clinically indicated.1
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