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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1200751
Description: Background: It is unknown whether melanoma patients achieving complete response (CR) with targeted therapy can safely discontinue treatment. Methods: All patients treated with BRAF/MEK inhibitors achi ... More
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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: 2016
Subject Keyword: FDG-PET | anti-PD-1 | melanoma | nivolumab | pembrolizumab
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1183968
Description: 18-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) scans were performed on 27 patients with unresectable stage IIIC or IV melanoma after prolonged treatment with anti-PD-1 antibodies to exam ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1051861
Description: Repeat tumor biopsies to study genomic changes during therapy are difficult, invasive and data are confounded by tumoral heterogeneity. The analysis of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) can provide a non- ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1048538
Description: Background: The degree of response and the duration of survival of patients treated with mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) inhibitors are highly variable. Whether baseline clinicopathologic fact ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1060785
Description: Purpose: To evaluate the association between the immunoreactivity of the immune inhibitory ligand PD-L1 with tumour infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) and known mechanisms of MAPK inhibitor (MAPKi) resis ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/362606
Description: Background: MEK1 mutations in melanoma can confer resistance to BRAF inhibitors, although preexisting MEK1P124 mutations do not preclude clinical responses. We sought to determine whether recurrent, p ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1052696
Description: BRAF and MEK inhibitors, alone or in combination, are highly active in the 40% of patients with BRAF mutant metastatic melanoma. Despite this activity resistance often develops in patients treated wit ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/300039
Description: Purpose: Multiple BRAF inhibitor resistance mechanisms have been described, however, their relative frequency, clinical correlates, and effect on subsequent therapy have not been assessed in patients ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1107074
Description: Background: MEK1 mutations can confer resistance to BRAF inhibitors although pre-existing MEK1P¹²⁴ mutations do not preclude clinical responses to BRAF inhibitor therapy. We sought to determine if pre ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/300025
Description: Acquired resistance to BRAF inhibitors often involves MAPK re-activation, yet the MEK inhibitor trametinib showed minimal clinical activity in melanoma patients that had progressed on BRAF-inhibitor t ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/332713
Description: One-third of BRAF-mutant metastatic melanoma patients treated with combined BRAF and MEK inhibition progress within 6 months. Treatment options for these patients remain limited. Here we analyse 20 BR ... More
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