Synovial Sarcoma - Online Patient Support Group


Epizyme just announced that it intends to initiate a phase 1 trial of EZH2 inhibitor tazemetostat for synovial sarcoma:

It looks like the clinical trial will be in Europe and Australia:

Apparently EZH2 high expression is associated with poor prognosis in synovial sarcoma:

The trial may be particularly interesting for patients who have the most aggressive form of the disease...

A phase 2 trial for tazemetostat is coming:

Here are the information about the phase 1 trial:

I enrolled.. start date 29 of february..

That's great news! I hope it works!

Kaiowas said:

I enrolled.. start date 29 of february..

An in-vitro and animal study of EZH2 inhibition in synovial sarcoma:

Epizyme finished enrolling all synovial sarcoma patients in its phase 2 trial of Tazemetostat but decided not to investigate further this drug as a monotherapy due to disappointing results:

The results of Tazemetostat phase 2 trial will be presented at ASCO in June:
Best response was stable disease longer than 16 weeks observed in 5 patients.