Albumin-bound paclitaxel

Drug Profile

Albumin-bound paclitaxel

Alternative Names: ABI-007; Abraxane; Coraxane; Coroxane; Nab-Paclitaxel; Systemic nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel

Latest Information Update: 17 Feb 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Abraxis BioScience
  • Developer Abraxis BioScience; Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Group; Cambridge University Hospitals; Cancer Research UK; Celgene Corporation; Columbia University; Genentech; M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; Mayo Clinic; NCIC Clinical Trials Group; New York University School of Medicine; Oncosur; PrECOG; Southeastern Gynecologic Oncology; Taiho Pharmaceutical; University of Iowa; University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; Washington University School of Medicine
  • Class Antineoplastics; Diterpenes; Paclitaxels; Small molecules; Taxanes
  • Mechanism of Action Mitosis inhibitors; Proto-oncogene protein c-bcl-2 inhibitors; Tubulin inhibitors; Tubulin polymerisation inhibitors; Tubulin polymerisation promoters
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    Yes - Malignant melanoma; Pancreatic cancer
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Breast cancer; Gastric cancer; Non-small cell lung cancer; Pancreatic cancer
  • Phase II Cholangiocarcinoma; Colorectal cancer; Head and neck cancer; Malignant melanoma; Small cell lung cancer; Urogenital cancer
  • Phase I/II Multiple myeloma; Solid tumours
  • No development reported Bladder cancer; Ovarian cancer; Prostate cancer
  • Discontinued Coronary artery restenosis; Peripheral arterial disorders; Vascular restenosis

Most Recent Events

  • 20 Dec 2016 Interim efficacy and adverse events data from a phase I trial in Solid tumours presented at the 41st European Society for Medical Oncology Congress (ESMO-2016)
  • 13 Dec 2016 Celgene Corporation initiates enrolment in a phase I trial for Pancreatic Cancer, Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) and Breast Cancer (Metastatic disease, Combination therapy) in USA (NCT02309177)
  • 08 Dec 2016 Efficacy data from a phase II trial in Breast cancer presented at the 39th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS-2016)
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