Eribulin mesylate.

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Summary of "Eribulin mesylate."

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.

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Nature reviews. Drug discovery
ISSN: 1474-1784
Pages: 173-4


PubMed Articles [35 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Health-related quality of life in patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer treated with eribulin mesylate or capecitabine in an open-label randomized phase 3 trial.

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...

Eribulin for heavily pre-treated metastatic breast cancer patients.

To discuss treatment with eribulin in clinical practice outside a clinical trial.

Eribulin in Cancer Treatment.

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...

Practical experiences with eribulin in patients with metastatic breast cancer.

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...

Inhibition of human chronic myelogenous leukemia K562 cell growth following combination treatment with resveratrol and imatinib mesylate.

To investigate the effect of treatment with resveratrol combined with imatinib mesylate on human chronic myelogenous leukemia K562 cell growth inhibition and apoptosis, in vitro cultured human chronic...

Clinical Trials [349 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Eribulin Mesylate in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Osteosarcoma

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...

Eribulin Mesylate in Treating Patients With Advanced or Recurrent Cervical Cancer

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...

QT Interval Prolongation Study of Eribulin Mesylate (E7389) in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors

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...

Neuropharmacokinetics of Eribulin Mesylate in Patients With Brain Metastases From Breast, Bladder, or Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

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...

Eribulin Mesylate in Treating Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Cancer of the Urothelium and Kidney Dysfunction

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 ...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Natural product isolated from Streptomyces pilosus. It forms iron complexes and is used as a chelating agent, particularly in the mesylate form.