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Drug Cuts Death Risk for Melanoma Patients With BRAF Mutation

nasher
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stumbled across this not sure if it is relitive to thyroid cancer BRAF mutation but thought this might be a good read

Aug. 17, 2011 -- The FDA today approved Zelboraf, a drug that can extend survival for the 50% of melanoma patients whose tumors carry the BRAF V600E mutation.

http://www.webmd.com/melanoma-skin-cancer/news/20110817/zelboraf-approved-for-late-stage-melanoma

any increase of survivaly rate of any cancer is happy

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