Dr. Ascierto on Sequencing of Targeted Therapies for Melanoma

Paolo A. Ascierto, MD
Published: Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

Paolo A. Ascierto, MD, National Tumour Institutue “Fondazione G. Pascale,” Unit of Melanoma, Naples, Italy, discusses the sequencing of targeted therapies for patients with melanoma.

There are several clinical trials investigating the sequencing of targeted therapies, explains Ascierto. There is a particular trial looking at the sequencing of the encorafenib and binimetinib combination, nivolumab (Opdivo) and ipilimumab (Yeroy) combination, and a third arm of immunotherapy in between targeted therapy agents.

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Paolo A. Ascierto, MD, National Tumour Institutue “Fondazione G. Pascale,” Unit of Melanoma, Naples, Italy, discusses the sequencing of targeted therapies for patients with melanoma.

There are several clinical trials investigating the sequencing of targeted therapies, explains Ascierto. There is a particular trial looking at the sequencing of the encorafenib and binimetinib combination, nivolumab (Opdivo) and ipilimumab (Yeroy) combination, and a third arm of immunotherapy in between targeted therapy agents.

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