The drugmakerafter a pediatric patient developed a secondary T-cell lymphoma.
The Food and Drug Administration had issued a partial clinical hold in April on new enrollment of any patients with genetically defined solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. Patients already enrolled who have not had disease progression can continue to receive tazemetostat.
Tazemetostat is a first-in-class EZH2 inhibitor being studied as monotherapy in phase 1 and 2 trials for certain molecularly defined solid tumors, follicular lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, mesothelioma, and in combination studies of DLBCL and non–small cell lung cancer.
Epizyme is currently working to update informed consent, the investigator’s brochure, and study protocols, the company said in a.