Athenex Announces Quantum Leap Healthcare Collaborative Reports Positive Trial Result of I-SPY2 Trial for Oral Paclitaxel in Combination with PD-1 and Carboplatin in Neoadjuvant Breast Cancer
“We are very pleased that the Oral Paclitaxel combination regimen graduated from this prestigious program which has brought exciting and innovative treatments to neoadjuvant breast cancer patients. This study confirms our finding of less neuropathy for Oral Paclitaxel compared to intravenous paclitaxel in our metastatic breast cancer study. It’s reassuring to see that Oral Paclitaxel regimen was not associated with increased febrile neutropenia relative to the intravenous paclitaxel regimen in a well-conducted
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About Quantum Leap Healthcare Collaborative
Quantum Leap Healthcare Collaborative is a 501c(3) charitable organization established in 2005 as a collaboration between medical researchers at
About the I-SPY TRIALs
The I-SPY TRIAL (Investigation of Serial studies to Predict Your Therapeutic Response with Imaging And moLecular analysis 2) (I-SPY 2 TRIAL) was designed to rapidly screen promising experimental treatments and identify those most effective in specific patient subgroups based on molecular characteristics (biomarker signatures). The trial is a unique collaborative effort by a consortium that includes the
About Athenex, Inc.
Founded in 2003, Athenex, Inc. is a global clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to becoming a leader in the discovery, development, and commercialization of next generation cell therapy drugs for the treatment of cancer. In pursuit of this mission, Athenex leverages years of experience in research and development, clinical trials, regulatory standards, and manufacturing. The Company’s current clinical pipeline is derived mainly from the following core technologies: (1) Cell therapy, based on NKT cells and (2) Orascovery, based on a P-glycoprotein inhibitor. Athenex’s employees worldwide are dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients by creating more active, accessible, and tolerable treatments. For more information, please visit www.athenex.com.
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