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Could a person take plexxikon if they have malignant melanoma, stage 4?

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Dr. Ilana Newman
Palliative Care 26 years experience
Studies are underway: There are studies currently underway of this drug in certain cases of stage IV melanoma. It is only available in a research studies, in certain locations, and only patients who meet strict entry criteria are eligible. Patients and families can find these studies listed at www.clinicaltrials.gov

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