Phase I Clinical Trial of Ipilimumab in Pediatric Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors.

  title={Phase I Clinical Trial of Ipilimumab in Pediatric Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors.},
  author={Melinda S. Merchant and Matthew E Wright and Kristin Baird and Leonard H. Wexler and Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo and Donna Bernstein and Cindy Delbrook and Maya B Lodish and Rachel J. Bishop and Jedd D Wolchok and Howard Z. Streicher and Crystal L Mackall},
  journal={Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research},
  volume={22 6},
PURPOSE Ipilimumab is a first-in-class immune checkpoint inhibitor approved for treatment of metastatic melanoma but not studied in children until this phase I protocol. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN This study examined safety, pharmacokinetics, and immunogenicity, and immune correlates of ipilimumab administered to subjects ≤21 years old with recurrent or progressive solid tumors. Dose escalation cohorts received 1, 3, 5, or 10 mg/m(2) intravenously every 3 weeks in a 3 + 3 design. Response was… CONTINUE READING
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