LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Onco360, the nation’s largest independent Oncology Pharmacy, announced today that it has been selected to participate in the limited distribution network for Array Biopharma’s new products BRAFTOVI™ (encorafenib) and MEKTOVI® (binimetinib) for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAFV600E or BRAFV600K mutation, as detected by an FDA-approved test.
“BRAFTOVI and MEKTOVI provide another important therapeutic option for patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with BRAF B600E or BRAFV600K mutations,” said Onco360 President and CEO Paul Jardina. “The world’s top biopharmaceutical companies, including Array Biopharma, continue to leverage Onco360’s patient-centric approach to cancer care when choosing a pharmacy network to distribute their pioneering new treatments in oncology. We are pleased to have been selected to join the limited distribution network for BRAFTOVI and MEKTOVI and look forward to providing outstanding care to patients who have a critical need for this therapy.”
BRAFTOVI (encorafenib) and MEKTOVI (binimetinib) were approved by The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 27, 2018 based on clinical data from the Phase 3 COLUMBUS study, published in the Lancet Oncology.1 More information about these products can be found at www.braftovimektovi.com.
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About Onco360 Oncology Pharmacy:
Onco360 is the largest independent Oncology Pharmacy and clinical support services company in the country. Onco360 was founded in 2003 to bring together the stakeholders involved in the cancer treatment process and serve the specialized needs of oncologists, patients, hospitals, cancer centers of excellence, manufacturers, health plans, and payers. It dispenses nationally through its network of URAC, ACHC, and JCAHO-accredited Oncology Pharmacies. Onco360 is headquartered in Louisville, KY, and is a flagship specialty pharmacy brand of PharMerica Corporation, a leading institutional pharmacy, specialty infusion and hospital services company servicing healthcare facilities in the United States. For more information about Onco360 please visit www.Onco360.com. Ascierto PA, et al. Lancet Oncol. 2016;17:1248-1260