Dr. Sheri Holmen on Finding the Appropriate Treatments for Brain Metastases in Melanoma

Holmen says that utilizing targeted therapies could potentially be the answer, though clinically-tested combinations have historically not done as well as clinicians had hoped.

Sheri Holmen, PhD, associate professor, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, discusses options for treating brain metastases in melanoma. Holmen says that utilizing targeted therapies could potentially be the answer, though clinically-tested combinations have historically not done as well as clinicians had hoped. She adds that combinations are still on the table in terms of treating brain metastases in melanoma, both with other targeted therapies, as well as immunotherapies.