Dr. Postow Discusses Combination Therapy for Melanoma

Michael A. Postow, MD
Published: Tuesday, Dec 05, 2017



Michael A. Postow, MD, medical oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses combination therapy for patients with melanoma.

There are many new combination therapies for patients with melanoma, says Postow. In the BRAF-mutant population, there are combinations of BRAF and MEK inhibitors with immunotherapy drugs that are moving into phase III trials.

Immunotherapy combinations are also moving forward in clinical trials as well, adds Postow. Namely, combinations of IDO blockers and PD-1 agents.
 
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Michael A. Postow, MD, medical oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses combination therapy for patients with melanoma.

There are many new combination therapies for patients with melanoma, says Postow. In the BRAF-mutant population, there are combinations of BRAF and MEK inhibitors with immunotherapy drugs that are moving into phase III trials.

Immunotherapy combinations are also moving forward in clinical trials as well, adds Postow. Namely, combinations of IDO blockers and PD-1 agents.
 



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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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