Cancers 2013, 5(3), 919-942; doi:10.3390/cancers5030919
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Role of Hydroxamate-Based Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors (Hb-HDACIs) in the Treatment of Solid Malignancies

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Received: 22 April 2013; in revised form: 3 July 2013 / Accepted: 12 July 2013 / Published: 25 July 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Cancer Epigenetics)
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Abstract: Hydroxamate-based histone deacetylase inhibitors (Hb-HDACIs), such as vorinostat, belinostat and panobinostat, have been previously shown to have a wide range of activity in hematologic malignancies such as cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Recent data show that they synergize with a variety of cytotoxic and molecular targeted agents in many different solid tumors, including breast, prostate, pancreatic, lung and ovarian cancer. Hb-HDACIs have a quite good toxicity profile and are now being tested in phase I and II clinical trials in solid tumors with promising results in selected neoplasms, such as hepatocarcinoma. This review will focus on their clinical activity and safety in patients with advanced solid neoplasms.
Keywords: hydroxamate-based histone deacetylase inhibitors; histone deacetylase inhibitors; vorinostat; belinostat; panobinostat; pracinostat; abexinostat; resminostat
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Grassadonia, A.; Cioffi, P.; Simiele, F.; Iezzi, L.; Zilli, M.; Natoli, C. Role of Hydroxamate-Based Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors (Hb-HDACIs) in the Treatment of Solid Malignancies. Cancers 2013, 5, 919-942.

AMA Style

Grassadonia A, Cioffi P, Simiele F, Iezzi L, Zilli M, Natoli C. Role of Hydroxamate-Based Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors (Hb-HDACIs) in the Treatment of Solid Malignancies. Cancers. 2013; 5(3):919-942.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Grassadonia, Antonino; Cioffi, Pasquale; Simiele, Felice; Iezzi, Laura; Zilli, Marinella; Natoli, Clara. 2013. "Role of Hydroxamate-Based Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors (Hb-HDACIs) in the Treatment of Solid Malignancies." Cancers 5, no. 3: 919-942.



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