Alpelisib: First Global Approval
online resourceposted on 2019-07-03, 03:42 authored by Anthony Markham
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Alpelisib (Piqray™) - an orally available phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) inhibitor with specific activity against PI3K alpha (PI3Kα) - is being developed by Novartis for the treatment of breast cancer. Alpelisib has demonstrated efficacy in combination with fulvestrant as treatment for hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2)-negative breast cancer in patients with a PIK3CA mutation and was recently approved for this indication in the USA. This article summarizes the milestones in the development of alpelisib leading to this first approval.
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