Therapy Detail

Therapy Name Epirubicin
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Therapy Description

Ellence (epirubicin) is an anthracycline, which intercalates into DNA and inhibits topoisomerase II (PMID: 24367159). Ellence (epirubicin) is FDA approved as a component of adjuvant therapy in patients with evidence of axillary node tumor involvement for primary breast cancer (FDA.gov).

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Drug Name Trade Name Synonyms Drug Classes Drug Description
Epirubicin Ellence Chemotherapy - Anthracycline 11 Ellence (epirubicin) is an anthracycline, which intercalates into DNA and inhibits topoisomerase II (PMID: 24367159). Ellence (epirubicin) is FDA approved as a component of adjuvant therapy in patients with evidence of axillary node tumor involvement for primary breast cancer (FDA.gov).
Molecular Profile Indication/Tumor Type Response Type Therapy Name Approval Status Evidence Type Efficacy Evidence References
TP53 P72R breast cancer sensitive Epirubicin Phase I Actionable In a Phase I clinical trial, breast cancer patients harboring TP53 P72R mutations, who were also hormone receptor negative, demonstrated a favorable response to Ellence (epirubicin) in combination with other chemotherapeutic agents (PMID: 22903472). 22903472