BRAF inhibitor dabrafenib alone vs combination with MEK1/2 inhibitor trametinib for melanoma

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Published: 29 Sep 2012
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Dr Georgina Long - Melanoma Institute Australia, Sydney, Australia

Dr Georgina Long from Westmead Hospital and the Melanoma Institute Australia reported at a press conference at ESMO 2012 in Vienna that combining the new drugs dabrafenib and trametinib provided a clinically meaningful improvement in progression-free survival, response rate and duration of response in 162 patients with melanoma that had BRAF V600 mutations.

 

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