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Date: 2016
Subject Keyword: BRAF | dabrafenib | MEK | melanoma | pyrexia | trametinib
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1196003
Description: BRAF mutations occur commonly in metastatic melanomas and inhibition of mutant BRAF and the downstream kinase MEK results in rapid tumor regression and prolonged survival in patients. Combined therapy ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1058198
Description: Background: Acquired resistance to BRAF inhibitors (BRAFi) is a near-universal phenomenon caused by numerous genetic and non-genetic alterations. In this study, we evaluated the spectrum, onset, patte ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1059667
Description: Background: BRAF inhibitors (BRAFi) cause paradoxical activation of the MAPK pathway in keratinocytes resulting in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cuSCC). Objective: We sought to examine the clinic ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1111869
Description: The combination of dabrafenib and trametinib (CombiDT) is an effective treatment for BRAF-mutant metastatic melanoma; however, over 70% of patients develop drug-related pyrexia, and little is known ab ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/338191
Description: Background: Dabrafenib has activity in patients with brain metastases, but little is known of the relative efficacy of treatment within and outside the brain. This study sought to examine the intracra ... More
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