eisai to present latest data on eribulin at 39th annual san antonio breast cancer symposium – eisai china lnc.-pg电子app

eisai co., ltd. (headquarters: tokyo, ceo: haruo naito, “eisai”) announced today that a series of abstracts highlighting the latest clinical data on its in-house developed halichondrin class microtubule dynamics inhibitor eribulin mesylate (product name: halaven®, “eribulin”) will be presented at the san antonio breast cancer symposium (sabcs2016) taking place in san antonio, the united states, from december 6 to 10.

three abstract poster presentations (including outcome research data) are to be given at the meeting, with the main presentation featuring the results of an interim analysis of a phase ib/ii trial (study 218) of eribulin in combination with the immune checkpoint inhibitor pembrolizumab in patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.

eisai positions oncology as a key franchise area and is aiming to discover revolutionary new medicines with the potential to cure cancer. the company will continue to create innovation in the development of new drugs based on cutting-edge cancer research, and in doing so seeks to make further contributions to address the diversified needs of, and to increase the benefits provided to, patients and their families as well as to healthcare providers.