Combining Ipilimumab and Nivolumab Shows Promise in Advanced Melanoma

Jason M. Broderick @jasoncology
Published: Thursday, May 16, 2013

At the upcoming ASCO meeting, a separate biomarker analysis will be presented that explored how the ipilimumab/nivolumab combination may overcome factors that appear to inhibit patient response to monotherapy with either treatment.

Wolchok said that the combination is also being examined in patients with non–small cell lung cancer and renal cancer.


Wolchok JD, Kluger HM, Callahan MK, et al. Safety and clinical activity of nivolumab (anti-PD-1, BMS-936558, ONO-4538) in combination with ipilimumab in patients (pts) with advanced melanoma (MEL). J Clin Oncol. 2013;(suppl; abstr 9012).

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TitleExpiration DateCME Credits
Medical Crossfire®: Evolving Roles for Targeted Melanoma Therapies: Assessing Rapid Progress in the Field and Looking Toward Future CombinationsFeb 28, 20191.5
Advances in™ Melanoma: Exploring BRAF/MEK in Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant SettingsSep 28, 20191.5
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