Answer: Pop Quiz #14

NS Pop Quiz Friday 14

Correct Answer:  
A. Talimogene laherparepvec

Explanation: Talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC) is an FDA-approved injectable treatment for inoperable melanoma. It is an oncolytic herpes virus bioengineered with GM-CSF to invade and destroy melanoma tumor cells.

Reference: Harrington KJ, et al. Efficacy and safety of talimogene laherparepvec versus granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor in patients with stage IIIB/C and IVM1a melanoma: subanalysis of the Phase III OPTiM trial. Onco Targets Ther. 2016;16:7081-93.

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