Combining cobimetinib and vemurafenib improves progression-free survival in advanced melanoma

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Published: 28 Sep 2014
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Prof Grant McArthur - Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia

"In my view, we have a new standard of care for treatment of BRAF-mutant advanced melanoma," Prof Grant McArthur tells ecancertv at ESMO 2014.

The coBRIM study, a phase III trial examining the effectiveness of combining cobimetinib and vemurafenib to treat advanced melanoma, demonstrated a 49% reduction in the risk of progression or death in patients treated with the combined therapy. 

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