Dr. Hoos Discusses Patients Eligible to Receive Ipilimumab | OncLive

Dr. Hoos Discusses Patients Eligible to Receive Ipilimumab

August 3, 2011

Dr. Axel Hoos medical lead at Bristol-Myers Squibb Discusses Which Patients are Eligible to Receive Ipilimumab

Axel Hoos, MD, PhD, the medical lead in Immunology/Oncology at Bristol-Myers Squibb, discusses that the ipilimumab (Yervoy) label is very broad and includes both pretreated and untreated metastatic melanoma. No subset of patients has been identified that will not benefit from the drug. Evaluating prognostic information reveals that survival benefits has been found in all groups.


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