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 Halaven®
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Generic name: eribulin. Synthetic derivative of halichondrin B, a natural marine product derived from the sea sponge Halichondria okadai. It is a new anticancer treatment that acts against tumors by suppressing the growth of microtubules by blocking the polymerization of tubulin, a structural component of microtubules, thereby impeding cellular mitosis. Currently approved in more than 60 countries and territories worldwide.




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