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Denmark reassesses rejection of Novartis cancer combination to include more exceptions

The Danish Medicines Council has re-evaluated a combination treatment application from Novartis that it rejected in 2018. The answer is still no, but there are now more exceptions attached.

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Members of the Danish Medicines Council have said no to an application from Novartis, which was hoping to see drugs Tafinlar (dabrafenib) and Mekinist (trametinib) approved as a as standard combination treatment for stage III melanoma with the BRAF V600 mutation, the council reports on its website.

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