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Catherine Poole
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The combination won’t be approved in the US until January. Nikki, did you follow up with resource in Montreal that I sent you? Yes, you can possibly get your oncologist to prescribe both in the U.S. and the literature does show an advantage to the combo if you have not failed Zelboraf prior. Dr. Wilson Miller at Jewish General Hospital in Montreal http://cancercentre.mcgill.ca/research/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=127&Itemid=97&lang=en

has a trial for the other combo, by Novartis and will work with you to get the other.