Acting as Adjuvant for metastatic colorectal cancer
reducing chemo-associated toxicity and enhancing efficacy of chemotherapy
Phase III clinical trial is in progress
Oral capsule botanical drug, high safety, not much similar drugs currently on the market or under development
The analysis by GBI Research points out that the market value of colorectal cancer treatment will increase from 8.3 billion U.S. dollars in 2013 to 9.4 billion U.S. dollars in 2020
- A series of preclinical studies had demonstrated that MB-6 reduced the incidence of colonic polyps and formation of tumor, prolonged survival rate as compared to chemotherapy alone when MB-6 was given together with 5-FU in colorectal cancer bearing mice.
- MB-6 obtained USFDA and Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) phase II IND approval. In the Phase II clinical trials of patients with colorectal cancer in Taiwan, the combination of MB-6 and FOLFOX-4 standard treatment significantly prolonged progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival, improved chemotherapeutic compliance, and improved FOLFOX-4-induced Neutropenia and reduce the dose of granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) used
Phase II clinical trial