Improved response rate and survival with dabrafenib plus trametinib versus vemurafenib alone in melanoma

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Published: 29 Sep 2014
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Dr Caroline Robert - Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France

At a press conference at ESMO 2014, Dr Robert presents the results of a phase III trial which found that targeting BRAF V600E/K mutation-positive melanoma with a combination of dabrafenib plus trametinib achieved longer overall survival and progression-free survival as well as better response rates, compared to treatment with vemurafenib alone.

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