Therapy Detail

Therapy Name Ridaforolimus + Paclitaxel
Therapy Description


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Drug Name Trade Name Synonyms Drug Classes Drug Description
Paclitaxel Taxol 7-Epipaclitaxel Antimicrotubule Agent 11 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).
Ridaforolimus AP23573|MK-8669|Deforolimus mTORC1 Inhibitor 8 Ridaforolimus (MK-8669) is a rapamycin analogue, which allosterically inhibits mTOR to inhibit cell proliferation (PMID: 21482695).
Molecular Profile Indication/Tumor Type Response Type Therapy Name Approval Status Evidence Type Efficacy Evidence References
Unknown unknown gastric adenocarcinoma not applicable Ridaforolimus + Paclitaxel Phase Ib/II Actionable In a Phase Ib trial, Ridaforolimus (MK-8669), in combination with paclitaxel, produced stable disease greater than or equal to 4 months in 67% (2/3) of gastric cancer patients (PMID: 19901013). 19901013
Clinical Trial Phase Therapies Title Recruitment Status