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Title:
PREVENTING OR MITIGATING CHEMOTHERAPY INDUCED ALOPECIA USING VITAMIN D
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2020023563
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:
To provide methods and pharmaceutical compositions for preventing or mitigating chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA).SOLUTION: A method comprises the steps of: (1) selecting a human subject who has a cancer and is scheduled to receive, or is receiving, a chemotherapy; and (2) topically administering a pharmaceutical composition comprising a therapeutically effective amount of a vitamin D compound to the scalp of the subject, where the step (2) is performed prior to and/or concurrently with the chemotherapy, thereby preventing or mitigating chemotherapy-induced alopecia in the subject.SELECTED DRAWING: Figure 1

Inventors:
NIVEN RAJIN NARAIN
JOHN PATRICK MCCOOK
JOAQUIN J JIMENEZ
Application Number:
JP2019193485A
Publication Date:
February 13, 2020
Filing Date:
October 24, 2019
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Assignee:
BERG LLC
International Classes:
A61K31/59; A61P17/14
Domestic Patent References:
JP2013501790A2013-01-17
JPH09299484A1997-11-25
JPH07506839A1995-07-27
JP6608810B22019-11-20
Foreign References:
WO1998055104A11998-12-10
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Yusuke Hiraki
Satoshi Fujita
Natsuo Tanaka
Naoko Kikuta