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14-09-2018 | Oncology | Main feed | News

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EMA supports encorafenib plus binimetinib combination

medwireNews: The EMA’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has recommended marketing authorization be given for the combination of encorafenib and binimetinib in patients with BRAF V600-mutated unresectable or metastatic melanoma.

The efficacy of the combined BRAF inhibitor and the MEK inhibitor regimen in this population was demonstrated by overall survival findings from the COLUMBUS trial.

The joint therapy has also been approved by the US FDA for this indication.

By Lynda Williams

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