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Eribulin mesylate (Halaven; Eisai) - a synthetic analogue of the marine natural product halichondrin B that interferes with microtubule dynamics - was approved in November 2010 by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer.
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA.
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Name: Nature reviews. Drug discovery
The clinical benefit of eribulin versus capecitabine was evaluated using health-related quality of life (HRQoL) data from a phase 3 randomized trial in patients with pretreated advanced/metastatic bre...
To discuss treatment with eribulin in clinical practice outside a clinical trial.
Halichondrin B is a complex, natural, polyether macrolide derived from marine sponges. Eribulin is a structurally-simplified, synthetic, macrocyclic ketone analogue of Halichondrin B. Eribulin was app...
A non-randomised, phase 2 study showed activity and tolerability of eribulin in advanced or metastatic soft-tissue sarcoma. In this phase 3 study, we aimed to compare overall survival in patients with...
There is currently no standard therapy for women with metastatic or locally recurrent breast cancer. The microtubule polymerization inhibitor eribulin, approved in March 2011, is the first monochemoth...
This phase II trial studies how well eribulin mesylate works in treating patients with osteosarcoma that has come back after treatment (recurrent) or has not responded to treatment (refrac...
This phase II trial studies how well eribulin mesylate works in treating patients with advanced or recurrent cervical cancer. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as eribulin mesylate, work in...
The purpose of this study is to assess whether eribulin mesylate (E7389) has an impact on the electrocardiogram (ECG) with focus on cardiac repolarization, as measured by QT/QTc interval a...
This pilot trial studies the concentration of eribulin mesylate in the brain of patients with breast, bladder, or non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to the brain (metastases). Drug...
This phase I/II trial studies the side effects and best dose of eribulin mesylate and to see how well it works in treating patients with cancer of the urothelium that has spread to nearby ...
Natural product isolated from Streptomyces pilosus. It forms iron complexes and is used as a chelating agent, particularly in the mesylate form.