CLINICAL TRIAL SUMMARY

MDACC Study No:2013-0036 (clinicaltrials.gov NCT No: NCT01696045)
Title:A Phase 2 Study of Ipilimumab in Children and Adolescents (12 to < 18 years) with
Previously Treated or Untreated, Unresectable Stage III or Stage IV Malignant
Melanoma
Principal Investigator:Cynthia E. Herzog
Treatment Agent:Ipilimumab
Study Status:Open
Study Description:The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if Yervoy™ (ipilimumab)
can help to control metastatic melanoma. The safety of this drug will also be
studied.

Ipilimumab is designed to increase the immune system's ability to fight cancer.
The drug blocks a molecule that is believed to shut down the part of the immune
system that attacks cancer cells.

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Disease Group:Melanoma; Pediatrics
Phase of Study:Phase II
Treatment Agents:Ipilimumab
Treatment Location:Both at MDACC & and Other Sites
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Supported By:Bristo-Myers Squibb
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Home Care:


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Physician Name:Cynthia E. Herzog
Dept:Pediatrics
For Clinical Trial Enrollment:713-792-6620
For General Questions about Clinical Trials:1-877-MDA-6789


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