Study of Nivolumab Combined With Ipilimumab Versus Pemetrexed and Cisplatin or Carboplatin as First Line Therapy in Unresectable Pleural Mesothelioma Patients


About this study

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness and tolerability of the combination of Nivolumab and Ipilimumab compared to Pemetrexed and Cisplatin or Carboplatin in patients with unresectable pleural mesothelioma.

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.

For more information regarding Bristol-Myers Squibb Clinical Trial participation, please visit Inclusion Criteria: - Males and Females at least 18 years of age - Histologically confirmed pleural malignant mesothelioma not eligible for curative surgery - ECOG Performance status of 0 or 1 - Available tumor sample for testing - Acceptable blood work Exclusion Criteria: - Primitive peritoneal, pericardial and tunica vaginalis testis mesotheliomas - Prior chemotherapy for pleural mesothelioma - Prior treatment with an anti-PD-1, anti-PD-L1, anti-PD-L2 oranti-CTLA-4 antibody - History of other malignancy unless the subject has been disease-free for at least 3 years - Active, untreated central nervous system (CNS) metastasis Other protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria could apply

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

Aaron Mansfield, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office


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