Effect of prior therapy on BRAF V600E-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer

An exploratory post-hoc analysis of the BEACON CRC study investigated the overall survival (OS) of encorafenib + cetuximab (doublet) and FOLFIRI (control) according to prior therapies (bevacizumab, oxaliplatin, FOLFOXIRI and anticancer therapy [ACT]) in BRAF V600E-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC).

Ipilimumab plus nivolumab FDA approved for MSI-H and dMMR pre-treated mCRC

On July 10th, the FDA granted accelerated approval to ipilimumab (Yervoy©, Bristol-Myers Squibb) for use in combination with nivolumab (Opdivo©) for the treatment of adult and paediatric patients ≥12 years of age with microsatellite instability-high (MSI-H) or mismatch repair deficient (dMMR) metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) that has progressed following treatment with a fluoropyrimidine, oxaliplatin, and irinotecan.