Treating CNS metastases from breast cancer with a peptide/paclitaxel conjugate

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Published: 10 Oct 2016
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Prof Shou-Ching Tang - Augusta University Cancer Center, Augusta USA

Prof Tang speaks with ecancertv at ESMO 2016 about successes with ANG1005, a conjugate of paclitaxel with a peptide which can cross the blood brain barrier.

He describes the mechanism of the molecules infiltration and action within brain metastases of breast cancer, and considers further avenues for development through modified conjugates, and treatment of primary brain lesions.