Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BMS-907351; Cabometyx; Cabozantinib s-malate; Cometriq; XL-184

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Exelixis
  • Developer Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Duke University Medical Center; Exelixis; Massachusetts General Hospital; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; National Cancer Institute (USA); Swedish Orphan Biovitrum
  • Class Anilides; Antineoplastics; Cyclopropanes; Quinolines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Proto oncogene protein c met inhibitors; Proto oncogene protein c ret inhibitors; Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 3 antagonists; Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 antagonists; Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Thyroid cancer; Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Renal cell carcinoma; Thyroid cancer
  • Phase III Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Phase II Bone metastases; Brain metastases; Breast cancer; Cholangiocarcinoma; Fallopian tube cancer; Merkel cell carcinoma; Non-small cell lung cancer; Ovarian cancer; Peritoneal cancer; Urogenital cancer
  • Phase I/II Multiple myeloma
  • Phase I Acute myeloid leukaemia; Cancer; Colorectal cancer; Solid tumours
  • No development reported Astrocytoma; Glioblastoma
  • Discontinued Prostate cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Mar 2017 Cabozantinib receives Orphan Drug status for Hepatocellular carcinoma (Late-stage disease, Second-line therapy or greater) in USA
  • 27 Feb 2017 Exelixis and Bristol-Myers Squibb plan a phase III trial in Renal cell carcinoma (First-line therapy)
  • 27 Feb 2017 Exelixis and Bristol-Myers Squibb plan clinical trials in Bladder cancer and Hepatocellular carcinoma
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