Expanded Access Program With Nivolumab in Combination With Ipilimumab in Patients With Tumors Unable to be Removed by Surgery or Metastatic Melanoma (CheckMate218)
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The purpose of this study is to provide treatment with nivolumab in combination with ipilimumab to subjects who are anti-(CTLA)-4 and anti-PD-1 treatment-naive and have unresectable or metastatic melanoma.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
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Men and women 18 years and older
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Performance Status of 0-1
Histologically-confirmed unresectable stage III or stage IV melanoma, as per American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging system, Including mucosal and ocular melanoma
Subjects must be anti-CTLA-4 treatment-naive and anti-PD-1 treatment-naive. Subjects may have had other prior systemic treatment for localized or metastatic disease
Subjects with brain metastases are eligible if these have been treated and there is no magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) evidence of progression for at least 2 weeks after treatment is complete and within 28 days prior to first dose of study drug administration. There must also be no requirement for high doses of systemic corticosteroids that could result in Immunosuppression (>10 mg/day prednisone equivalent) for at least 2 weeks prior to study drug administration
Active (symptomatic) and not treated brain metastases or leptomeningeal metastases
Life expectancy < 6 weeks
Subjects with active, known, or suspected autoimmune disease. Subjects with Type I diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism only requiring hormone replacement, skin disorders (such as vitiligo, psoriasis, or alopecia) not requiring systemic treatment, or conditions not expected to recur in absence of an external trigger are permitted to enroll
Subjects with a condition requiring systemic treatment with either corticosteroids (>10 mg daily prednisone equivalents) or other immunosuppressive medications within 14 days of treatment. Inhaled or topical steroids and adrenal replacement steroid doses > 10 mg daily prednisone equivalent are permitted in the absence of active autoimmune disease
Subjects who received prior therapy with an anti-CTLA-4, anti-PD-1, anti-PD-L1 or anti-PD-L2, anti-CT137 (or any other antibody or drug specifically targeting T-cell costimulation or checkpoint pathways) or subject is expected to require any other form of systemic antineoplastic therapy while receiving nivolumab