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Cabozantinib Active in Carcinoid Tumors and Pancreatic NETs

Angelica Welch
Published: Wednesday, Feb 07, 2018

Jennifer A. Chan, MD

Jennifer A. Chan, MD
Cabozantinib (Cabometyx) demonstrated promising clinical activity in patients with carcinoid tumors and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) in a phase II trial.

, Chan, senior physician, clinical director, Program in Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, assistant professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, discussed the significance of the phase II results of cabozantinib in patients with carcinoid tumors and pancreatic NETs.

OncLive: Can you provide an overview of this trial?

Chan: We conducted a phase II trial of cabozantinib in patients with advanced carcinoid and pancreatic NETs. There have been a lot of recent advances in the treatment of NETs, but there is still an unmet need for patients whose disease has progressed on available therapy.
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