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Question for Tim regarding FDA approval of GSK drugs

Forums General Melanoma Community Question for Tim regarding FDA approval of GSK drugs

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    jcmp
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      Hi Tim,

      Hi Tim,

      Do you know whether those who are BRAF 600E positive and have had Zelboraf in the past are eligible for the GSK BRAF and/or MEK inhibitor?  I read the GSK press release which states that the BRAF inhibitor (Tafinlar) is not indicated for use for those who have BRAF-wildtype melanoma.  For the MEK inhibitor (Mekinist), it says the same thing and also that it is "not indicated for the treatment of patients who have received a prior BRAF therapy."   If that's the case, it seems that everyone who has had Zelboraf cannot have the MEK inhibitor.

      Could you please clarify this issue? 

      Thanks so much.

       

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