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1. EP2425874 - Use of a vitamin D compound and an additional therapeutic agent for the treatment of cancer

Office European Patent Office
Application Number 11175046
Application Date 23.08.2007
Publication Number 2425874
Publication Date 07.03.2012
Publication Kind A3
IPC
A61P 35/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
PSPECIFIC THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY OF CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS OR MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS
35Antineoplastic agents
A61K 31/573
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
56Compounds containing cyclopentahydrophenanthrene ring systems; Derivatives thereof, e.g. steroids
57substituted in position 17 beta by a chain of two carbon atoms, e.g. pregnane, progesterone
573substituted in position 21, e.g. cortisone, dexamethasone, prednisone
A61K 31/592
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
59Compounds containing 9,10-seco-cyclopentahydro- phenanthrene ring systems
5929,10-Secoergostane derivatives, e.g. ergocalciferol, vitamin D2
A61K 31/593
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
59Compounds containing 9,10-seco-cyclopentahydro- phenanthrene ring systems
5939,10-Secocholestane derivatives, e.g. cholecalciferol, vitamin D3
CPC
A61K 31/337
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
33Heterocyclic compounds
335having oxygen as the only ring hetero atom, e.g. fungichromin
337having four-membered rings, e.g. taxol
A61K 31/573
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
56Compounds containing cyclopenta[a]hydrophenanthrene ring systems; Derivatives, e.g. steroids
57substituted in position 17 beta by a chain of two carbon atoms, e.g. pregnane, progesterone
573substituted in position 21, e.g. cortisone, dexamethasone, prednisone ; or aldosterone
A61K 31/59
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
59Compounds containing 9, 10- seco- cyclopenta[a]hydrophenanthrene ring systems
A61K 31/593
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
59Compounds containing 9, 10- seco- cyclopenta[a]hydrophenanthrene ring systems
5939,10-Secocholestane derivatives, e.g. cholecalciferol, i.e. vitamin D3
A61K 45/06
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
45Medicinal preparations containing active ingredients not provided for in groups A61K31/00 - A61K41/00
06Mixtures of active ingredients without chemical characterisation, e.g. antiphlogistics and cardiaca
A61P 35/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
PSPECIFIC THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY OF CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS OR MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS
35Antineoplastic agents
Applicants COUGAR BIOTECHNOLOGY INC
Inventors AUERBACH ALAN H
BELLDEGRUN ARIE S
Designated States
Priority Data 07837327 23.08.2007 EP
93492406 25.08.2006 US
Title
(DE) Verwendung von einer Vitamin D Verbindung und eines zusätzlichen therapeutischen Mittel in der Behandlung von Krebs
(EN) Use of a vitamin D compound and an additional therapeutic agent for the treatment of cancer
(FR) Utilisation de la vitamine D et un agent thérapeutique supplémentaire pour le traitment du cancer
Abstract
(EN)
Methods and compositions for treating cancer are described herein. More particularly, the methods for treating cancer comprise administering a vitamin D compound in combination with at least one additional therapeutic agent, such as an anti-cancer agent or a steroid. Furthermore, disclosed are compositions comprising vitamin D compounds and at least one additional therapeutic agent, such as an anti-cancer agent or a steroid, e.g., corticosteroid or more specifically, a glucocorticoid.

(FR)
L'invention concerne des procédés et compositions servant à traiter un cancer. Plus particulièrement, les procédés servant à traiter un cancer consistent à administrer un composé de la vitamine D en association avec au moins un agent thérapeutique supplémentaire, tel qu'un agent anticancéreux ou un stéroïde. En outre, l'invention concerne des compositions comprenant des composés de la vitamine D et au moins un agent thérapeutique supplémentaire, tel qu'un agent anticancéreux ou un stéroïde, par exemple un corticostéroïde ou plus précisément un glucocorticoïde.