Items Tagged ‘abemaciclib’

October 5th, 2017

FDA approves new treatment for certain advanced or metastatic breast cancers

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Verzenio (abemaciclib) to treat adult patients who have hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer that has progressed after taking therapy that alters a patient’s hormones (endocrine therapy). Verzenio is approved to be given in combination with an endocrine […]

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Tags: abemaciclib, Breast Cancer, fulvestrant, hormone-receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative, Metastatic Breast Cancer, News, Precision Cancer Medicine, Verzenio


June 7th, 2016

Abemaciclib Promising in Advanced Breast Cancer

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The investigative agent abemaciclib, which is still in clinical trials, appears promising in providing anti-cancer activity among patients with metastatic breast cancer that has progressed following several prior therapies. These results were recently presented at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) refers to cancer that has […]

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Tags: 2016, abemaciclib, asco, Breast Cancer, HER2-negative, HR-positive, MBC, Metastatic Breast Cancer, MONARCH 1 trial, News


October 9th, 2015

Abemaciclib Receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation in Advanced Breast Cancer

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to abemaciclib, a cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4 and 6 inhibitor, for patients with refractory hormone-receptor-positive (HR+) advanced or metastatic breast cancer. According to the FDA, Breakthrough Therapy Designation is a process designed to expedite the development and review of drugs that are intended […]

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Tags: abemaciclib, Breast Cancer, CDK, hormone-receptor positive, HR+, metastatic, Metastatic Breast Cancer, MONARCH 3, News, Recurrent Breast Cancer