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Question Treatment for BRAF gene mutation

A patient has a malignancy due to a mutation in BRAF gene. The most appropriate treatment for this patient would be:

A) Oprelvekin;
B) Vemurafenib;
C) Rituximab;
D) Abciximab;
E) Trastuzumab
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Vemurafenib - q was in uw i assume
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yes, uw question
vemurafenib---for malignant melanoma

check this out for more information
metastatic melanoma

seen in exact opposite missense mutation of sickle cell pts...so may be high yield
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Yes, you are both right. You guys are so fast. I guess this was a really easy question.
The question is from UW, but I adapted it a little bit.
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Yes, you are both right. You guys are so fast. I guess this was a really easy question.
The question is from UW, but I adapted it a little bit.
no..it's not an easy question for everyone....those who already completed uworld can only answer them.......i think this is the new drug ,so may not be familiar with everyone
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