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|Therapy Name||Afatinib + Paclitaxel|
|Drug Name||Trade Name||Synonyms||Drug Classes||Drug Description|
|Afatinib||Gilotrif||BIBW 2992||EGFR Inhibitor (Pan) 46 EGFR Inhibitor 2nd gen 3 HER inhibitor (Pan) 5 HER3 Inhibitor 2||Gilotrif (afatinib) is a second-generation pan-Egfr inhibitor with activity against EGFR T790M and EGFR exon 19 and 21 deletions, and also inhibits ERBB2 (HER2), ERBB3 (HER3), ERBB4 (HER4) (PMID: 24435321, PMID: 25505694). Gilotrif (afatinib) is FDA approved for use in non-small cell lung cancer patients harboring non-resistant EGFR mutations, including exon 19 deletions, L858R, S768I, G719X, and L861Q, and for patients with metastatic squamous NSCLC (FDA.gov).|
|Paclitaxel||Taxol||7-Epipaclitaxel||Antimicrotubule Agent 12 BCL2 Family Inhibitor 6||Taxol (paclitaxel) binds to tubulin to inhibit microtubule disassembly, which results in decreased cell division, and also binds to the anti-apoptotic factor Bcl-2, promoting apoptosis (NCI Drug Dictionary).|
|Molecular Profile||Indication/Tumor Type||Response Type||Therapy Name||Approval Status||Evidence Type||Efficacy Evidence||References|
|Clinical Trial||Phase||Therapies||Title||Recruitment Status|
|NCT01522768||Phase II||Afatinib + Paclitaxel||Afatinib and Paclitaxel in Patients With Advanced HER2-Positive Trastuzumab-Refractory Advanced Esophagogastric Cancer||Active, not recruiting|
|NCT02274012||Phase II||Afatinib + Paclitaxel||Trial of Afatinib in Combination With Weekly Paclitaxel in the Second Line Treatment of HER2 Amplified Advanced Gastric, Gastroesophageal Junction and Esophageal Cancer||Withdrawn|