Phase 2 Study of Ipilimumab in Children and Adolescents (12 to < 18 Years) With Previously Treated or Untreated, Unresectable Stage III or Stage lV Malignant Melanoma


About this study

The purpose of the study is to comply with the Pediatric Investigation Plan requirements of Ipilimumab

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 12 < 18 years of age
  • Previously treated or untreated, unresectable Stage III or Stage IV malignant melanoma
  • Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) or Lansky Score ≥ 50

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Primary Ocular Melanoma
  • Prior therapy with a Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Antigen 4 (CTLA-4) or Programmed death- 1 (PD-1) antagonist, or Programmed cell death- ligand 1 (PD-L1) or CD137 agonists
  • Symptomatic brain metastases
  • History of autoimmune diseases

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Shakila Khan, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office


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