Entinostat Anchors New Combo in HR+ Breast Cancer Study

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“A dual approach to overcoming resistance to endocrine therapy in patients with advanced hormone receptor (HR)–positive breast cancer is under investigation in a phase III trial that adds the novel drug entinostat to standard exemestane therapy after disease progression.

“The combination has generated excitement in the oncology drug development field after demonstrating an 8-month overall survival (OS) benefit over exemestane alone in the phase II ENCORE 301 study. Those positive results prompted the FDA to grant a breakthrough therapy designation to entinostat in this setting.”

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