Based on statistically significant results from the randomized phase 2 CABOSUN trial in patients with previously untreated renal cell carcinoma (RCC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Exelixis’ (EXEL)drug Cabometyx® (cabozantinib) for the expanded indication of patients with RCC. The results demonstrated a statistically significant and clinically meaningful improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) versus sunitinib, a current standard of care.
Today’s label expansion follows the initial FDA approval of Cabometyx in April 2016 for the treatment of patients with advanced RCC who have previously received anti-angiogenic therapy.
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