Therapy Detail

Therapy Name Napabucasin + Panitumumab
Therapy Description


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Drug Name Trade Name Synonyms Drug Classes Drug Description
Napabucasin BB608|BBI608 STAT3 Inhibitor 17 Napabucasin (BBI608) is a small molecule inhibitor of cancer “stemness” that reduces activated Stat3 signaling, which is often activated by FGFRs, thereby decreasing proliferation of cancer stem cells, and possibly resulting in decreased cancer metastasis (PMID: 25605917, PMID: 23935373).
Panitumumab Vectibix ABX-EGF EGFR Antibody 27 Vectibix (panitumumab) is a monoclonal antibody directed against EGFR, which inhibits cell proliferation and induces apoptosis (PMID: 18998757). Vectibix (panitumumab) is FDA approved for metastatic colorectal cancer patients with wild-type KRAS and NRAS (
Molecular Profile Indication/Tumor Type Response Type Therapy Name Approval Status Evidence Type Efficacy Evidence References
KRAS wild-type colorectal cancer predicted - sensitive Napabucasin + Panitumumab Phase Ib/II Actionable In a Phase Ib/II clinical trial, BBI608 and Vectibix (panitumumab) combination therapy resulted in PR in 22.2% (2/9), SD in 22.2% (2/9), and median PFS of 9 weeks in colorectal cancer patients carrying wild-type Kras naive for anti-EGFR therapy; compared to SD in 53.3% (8/15), and median PFS of 16.4 weeks in patients failed anti-EGFR treatment (J Clin Oncol 33, 2015 (suppl; abstr 3617)). detail...
Clinical Trial Phase Therapies Title Recruitment Status
NCT01776307 Phase II Cetuximab + Napabucasin Capecitabine + Napabucasin Napabucasin + Panitumumab A Study of BBI608 in Adult Patients With Advanced Colorectal Cancer Active, not recruiting