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Testing for BRCA mutations in prostate cancer

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On 26 January 2021, AstraZeneca and MSD organised a webcast on challenging the treatment paradigm for mCRPC with precision medicine in UK practice. You can watch a recording of this webcast with Dr Simon Crabb discussing the prevalence of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC), as well as discussing how and when to test prostate cancer patients for the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations.

More information about LYNPARZA™ (olaparib) in Prostate Cancer:

LYNPARZA is indicated as monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer and BRCA1/2-mutations (germline and/or somatic) who have progressed following prior therapy that included a new hormonal agent.1

Reference

  1. LYNPARZA (tablets) Summary of Product Characteristics.

Supporting documentation

100 mg and 150 mg film coated tablets – Great Britain
Prescribing Information | Summary of Product Characteristics | Patient Information Leaflet

100 mg and 150 mg film coated tablets – Northern Ireland
Prescribing Information | Summary of Product Characteristics | Patient Information Leaflet

GB-28508 | Date of Preparation: June 2021