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Therapy Name Trametinib + Vemurafenib
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Drug Name Trade Name Synonyms Drug Classes Drug Description
Trametinib Mekinist GSK1120212 MEK inhibitor (Pan) 22 MEK1 Inhibitor 20 MEK2 Inhibitor 18 Mekinist (trametinib) inhibits MEK 1 and 2, which potentially leads to reduced tumor cell proliferation (PMID: 27956260). Mekinist (trametinib) is FDA approved for melanoma patients harboring BRAF V600E or BRAF V600K mutations, and in combination with Tafinlar (dabrafinib) for BRAF V600E/K-mutant melanoma, BRAF V600E- mutant non-small cell lung cancer, and BRAF V600E-mutant anaplastic thyroid cancer (FDA.gov).
Vemurafenib Zelboraf RO5185426|PLX4032 RAF Inhibitor (Pan) 16 Zelboraf (vemurafenib) inhibits BRAF V600E, wild-type BRAF, ARAF, and CRAF (PMID: 20179705), which may result in an inhibition of the MAPK signaling pathway resulting in a reduction of tumor cell proliferation (PMID: 20823850). Zelboraf (vemurafenib) is FDA approved for BRAF V600E-mutant melanoma and for BRAF V600-positive Erdheim-Chester disease (FDA.gov).

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Molecular Profile Indication/Tumor Type Response Type Therapy Name Approval Status Evidence Type Efficacy Evidence References
BRAF G469A lung non-small cell carcinoma conflicting Trametinib + Vemurafenib Preclinical - Cell culture Actionable In a preclinical study, the addition of Zelboraf (vemurafenib) to treatment with Mekinist (trametinib) resulted in increased proliferation compared to Mekinist (trametinib) alone in a non-small cell lung cancer cell line harboring BRAF G469A in culture (PMID: 29903896). 29903896
BRAF G469A lung non-small cell carcinoma conflicting Trametinib + Vemurafenib Preclinical - Cell culture Actionable In a preclinical study, the combination of Mekinist (trametinib) and Zelboraf (vemurafenib) inhibited growth of a non-small cell lung cancer cell line harboring BRAF G469A in culture, and prevented Mekinist (trametinib)-related activation of AKT and resulted in increased induction of apoptosis compared to either agent alone (PMID: 25706985). 25706985
BRAF S363F BRAF K601E melanoma sensitive Trametinib + Vemurafenib Preclinical - Cell culture Actionable In a preclinical study, the addition of Zelboraf (vemurafenib) to treatment with Mekinist (trametinib) resulted in increased growth inhibition in a melanoma cell line harboring BRAF K601E, as well as BRAF S363F, in culture (PMID: 29903896). 29903896
BRAF G469V NRAS Q61K melanoma predicted - resistant Trametinib + Vemurafenib Preclinical - Cell culture Actionable In a preclinical study, the addition of Zelboraf (vemurafenib) to treatment with Mekinist (trametinib) resulted in increased proliferation compared to Mekinist (trametinib) alone in a melanoma cell line harboring BRAF G469V and NRAS Q61K in culture (PMID: 29903896). 29903896
BRAF V600X melanoma sensitive Trametinib + Vemurafenib Preclinical - Cell culture Actionable In a preclinical study, the combination of Mekinist (trametinib) and Zelboraf (vemurafenib) inhibited growth of BRAF V600-mutant melanoma cell lines in culture, with increased efficacy over either agent alone (PMID: 24265152). 24265152
BRAF V600E neuroendocrine tumor predicted - sensitive Trametinib + Vemurafenib Case Reports/Case Series Actionable In a clinical case study, Mekinist (trametinib) and Zelboraf (vemurafenib) combination treatment resulted in a rapid and sustained clinical response in a patient with a rectal neuroendocrine tumor harboring a BRAF V600E mutation (PMID: 27048246). 27048246

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