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Dr. Chapman Describes Recent Melanoma Advances

Paul Chapman, MD
Published: Wednesday, Jun 15, 2011

Paul Chapman, MD, From Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center describes recent melanoma advances.

Dr. Chapman says there are now two drugs that improve survival in patients with metastatic melanoma. He adds that this has never happened before in melanoma because only two years ago there was no drug that was shown to improve survival in patients. He says physicians now have choices. While the drugs still need to be improved, they are a start and something that can be built upon in terms of combination therapies.
Paul Chapman, MD, From Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center describes recent melanoma advances.

Dr. Chapman says there are now two drugs that improve survival in patients with metastatic melanoma. He adds that this has never happened before in melanoma because only two years ago there was no drug that was shown to improve survival in patients. He says physicians now have choices. While the drugs still need to be improved, they are a start and something that can be built upon in terms of combination therapies.

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TitleExpiration DateCME Credits
Medical Crossfire®: Evolving Roles for Targeted Melanoma Therapies: Assessing Rapid Progress in the Field and Looking Toward Future CombinationsFeb 28, 20191.5
Advances in™ Melanoma: Exploring BRAF/MEK in Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant SettingsSep 28, 20191.5
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