Items Tagged ‘sargramostim’

November 12th, 2014

Immune Booster Combined with Checkpoint Blocker Improves Survival in Metastatic Melanoma

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(CancerConnect) Patients with metastatic melanoma who were treated with ipilimumab, an immune checkpoint blocker, survived 50 percent longer – a median 17.5 months vs. 12.7 months – if they simultaneously received an immune stimulant, according to a study led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists. Patients in the clinical trial who got the combined therapies also […]

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Tags: gm-csf, ipilimumab, Melanoma, News, Recurrent Melanoma, sargramostim, Stage IV Melanoma, Yervoy