research: disappointing results: iniparib, PARP inhibitor

Recently, I reported on the positive results of iniparib, a PARP inhibitor, for treating metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. Sadly, further investigation has reported results that iniparib fails to extend survival at a statistically significant rate even though it extends overall survival by five months. The investigators will report the data at upcoming national and international conferences of clinical oncologists.

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