Apatinib mesylate is under clinical development by Elevar Therapeutics and currently in Phase I for Breast Cancer. According to GlobalData, Phase I drugs for Breast Cancer have a 76% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase II. GlobalData’s report assesses how Apatinib mesylate’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

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Apatinib mesylate overview

Apatinib Mesylate (Aitan) is an anti-neoplastic agent. It is formulated as film-coated tablets for oral route of administration. Apatinib is indicated in treatment for metastatic gastric cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma.

Apatinib (YN968D1) is under development for the treatment of advanced right-sided colon cancer, retroperitoneal sarcomas, osteosarcoma, liver metastasis of gastrointestinal pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (GEP-NET), neuroendocrine tumors,  metastatic pancreatic cancer, soft tissue sarcoma, metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma, metastatic gastric cancer, adenocarcinoma of gastroesophageal junction, metastatic adenoid cystic carcinoma, relapsed/refractory non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), metastatic colorectal cancer, gestational trophoblastic neoplasia(GTN),  intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, small-cell lung cancer, metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, progressive/metastatic refractory thyroid cancer, epithelial ovarian cancer, esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, recurrent cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, relapsed or refractory extranodal nasal type NK/T cell lymphoma, peripheral T-cell lymphoma, angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma and anaplastic large cell lymphoma, non-metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) that have residual Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), gallbladder cancer, thymic epithelial tumor, recurrent high-grade glioma, papillary thyroid cancer, medullary thyroid cancer, follicular thyroid cancer, recurrent glioblastoma multiforme, advanced lung adenocarcinoma, advanced malignant melanoma, metastatic advanced biliary tract carcinoma, urothelial carcinoma, peritoneal cancer, fallopian tube cancer renal cell carcinoma and primary pulmonary lymphoepithelioid carcinoma, synovial sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, angiosarcoma, undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma/malignant fibrous histiocytoma, liposarcoma, fibrosarcoma, clear cell sarcoma, epithelioid sarcoma, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor, undifferentiated sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, Ewing’s sarcoma /primary neural ectoderm tumors, desmoplastic small round cell tumor, inflammatory myofibroblastic sarcoma, malignant solitary fibroma, gastroesophageal (GE) junction carcinomas and radiation-induced brain injury. It was also under development for the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), NSCLC, triple negative breast cancer and colorectal cancer.

Elevar Therapeutics overview

Elevar Therapeutics (Elevar), is formerly known as LSK BioPartners, is a pharmaceutical company. It offers clinical development of therapies for unmet medical needs in cancer. The company develops drug candidate apatinib, a selective VEGFR-2 inhibitor for the treatment of solid tumor cancers such as metastatic gastric carcinoma, colorectal cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, metastatic breast cancer and non-small cell lung cancer and Bruton’s tyrosine kinasefor the treatment of both hematologic and autoimmune disorders. The company has collaborations with universities, cancer institutions and medical centers. It operates in the US and South Korea. Elevar is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the US.

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This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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