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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Carboplatin or Olaparib for BRcA deficient prostate cancer (COBRA)
Principal Investigator:

Robert B. Montgomery

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: September 2019 - September 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $389,545
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Abstract Advanced prostate cancer is a universally lethal disease and one for which no biomarkers have yet been found to inform therapeutic decision making. DNA repair deficiency in the homologous recombination pathway increases sensitivity of tumors to DNA damaging agents for patients with breast and ovarian cancers. Early data suggests that the DNA damaging agent carboplatin may be exceptionally effective in DNA repair deficient prostate cancer. This study would determine if the use of the DNA...

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