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A treatment for most deadly type of skin cancer on Coast Live

Posted at 3:29 PM, Dec 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-14 15:29:03-05

HAMPTON ROADS, Va - Metastatic melanoma is the most serious and life-threatening type of skin cancer and is associated with low survival rates.  The U.S. FDA has approved BRAFTOVI® (encorafenib) capsules in combination with MEKTOVI® (binimetinib) tablets for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAFV600E or BRAFV600K mutation, as detected by an FDA-approved test.

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