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An Investigational Immuno-therapy Study of Nivolumab Combined With Ipilimumab Compared to Nivolumab by Itself After Complete Surgical Removal of Stage IIIb/c/d or Stage IV Melanoma (CheckMate 915)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03068455
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : March 1, 2017
Last Update Posted : November 17, 2017
Sponsor:
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether an investigational immunotherapy Nivolumab, when combined with Ipilimumab, is more effective than Nivolumab by itself, in delaying the return of cancer in patients who have had a complete surgical removal of stage IIIb/c/d or stage IV Melanoma

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Melanoma Biological: nivolumab Biological: ipilimumab Phase 3

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 900 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3, Randomized Study of Adjuvant Immunotherapy With Nivolumab Combined With Ipilimumab Versus Nivolumab Monotherapy After Complete Resection of Stage IIIb/c/d or Stage IV Melanoma
Actual Study Start Date : April 7, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 8, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 17, 2023

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Melanoma
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: nivolumab + ipilimumab
Specified Dose on Specified Days
Biological: nivolumab
Specified Dose on Specified Days
Other Names:
  • Opdivo
  • BMS-936558
Biological: ipilimumab
Specified Dose on Specified Days
Other Names:
  • Yervoy
  • BMS-734016
Experimental: nivolumab
Specified Dose on Specified Days
Biological: nivolumab
Specified Dose on Specified Days
Other Names:
  • Opdivo
  • BMS-936558


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Recurrence-free survival (RFS) [ Time Frame: Approximately 3 years ]
    measured by time


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Overall Survival (OS) [ Time Frame: Up to 5 years ]
    measured by time

  2. PD-L1 expression [ Time Frame: Approximately 3 years ]
    measured by immunoassay


Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

For more information regarding Bristol-Myers Squibb Clinical Trial participation, please visit www.BMSStudyConnect.com

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Completely surgically resected stage IIIb/c/d or stage IV melanoma within 12 weeks of participation in study.
  • Must have full activity or, if limited, must be able to walk and carry out activities such as light house work or office work
  • No prior anti-cancer treatment for melanoma (except surgery for the melanoma lesion(s) and/or except for adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) after neurosurgical resection for central nervous system (CNS) lesions)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of uveal melanoma
  • Weight less than or equal to 40 kg
  • Patients with active, known or suspected autoimmune disease
  • Prior treatment with interferon (if complete < 6 months prior to participation in study), anti-PD-1, anti-PD-L1, anti-PD-L2, anti-CD137, or anti-CTLA-4 antibody, or any other antibody or drug specifically targeting T-cell co-stimulation or checkpoint pathways

Other protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria could apply

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03068455


Contacts
Contact: Recruiting sites have contact information. Please contact the sites directly. If there is no contact information, please email: Clinical.Trials@bms.com
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Investigators
Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb
More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Bristol-Myers Squibb
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03068455     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CA209-915
2016-003729-41 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: March 1, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 17, 2017
Last Verified: November 2017

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Melanoma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Nevi and Melanomas
Nivolumab
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs