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Comment: Adjuvant ipilimumab in high-risk melanoma

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Published: 02.06.14
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Dr Steven O'Day - Beverly Hills Cancer Center, Los Angeles, USA

At ASCO 2014, Dr O'Day provides ecancertv with his expert opinion on the final analysis on the impact of ipilimumab on relapse-free survival from a randomised phase III study, EORTC 18071, which indicates that adjuvant (post-surgery) therapy with ipilimumab for patients with high-risk stage III melanoma decreases the relative risk of cancer recurrence by roughly 25 percent compared to placebo. 

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ecancer's filming at ASCO has been kindly supported by Amgen through the ECMS Foundation. ecancer is editorially independent and there is no influence over content.

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