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  1. Ipilimumab injection is used to treat melanoma (a type of skin cancer) that cannot be treated with ... has spread to other parts of the body. Ipilimumab injection is in a class of medications called ...
  2. ... effectively. Some forms of immune therapy, such as ipilimumab (Yervoy), cytokines (interferon-alfa and interleukin-2), and ... melanoma skin cancer ”). Drugs that block CTLA-4: Ipilimumab targets CTLA-4, a protein that normally suppresses ...
  3. ... to start another therapy that may prolong life. Ipilimumab In March 2011, two new immunotherapeutic drugs that ... cancer were introduced for patients with advanced melanoma. Ipilimumab is the first new melanoma drug shown in ...
  4. Melanoma (PDQ): Treatment From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... may be used with chemotherapy as adjuvant therapy. Ipilimumab is a monoclonal antibody used to treat melanoma. ... surgery may include the following: Targeted therapy with ipilimumab or vemurafenib . Regional chemotherapy ( hyperthermic isolated limb perfusion ). ...
  5. Targeted Cancer Therapies From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... against the B-cell CD20 cell surface antigen. Ipilimumab (Yervoy™) is approved to treat patients with unresectable ... a runaway immune response. By inhibiting CTLA-4, ipilimumab stimulates the immune system to attack melanoma cells. ...
  6. ... help the body’s immune system fight the cancer. Ipilimumab (Yervoy): This drug targets CTLA-4, a protein ...
  7. Treatment of Melanoma Skin Cancer by Stage (American Cancer Society)  
    ... been shown to be more effective than chemotherapy. Ipilimumab (Yervoy), a newer immunotherapy drug, has been shown ... Tafinlar), and trametinib (Mekinist) might be helpful. Like ipilimumab, these drugs can help some people live longer, ...
  8. Drugs Approved for Skin Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Approved for Melanoma Aldesleukin Dacarbazine DTIC-Dome (Dacarbazine) Ipilimumab Proleukin (Aldesleukin) Vemurafenib Yervoy (Ipilimumab) Zelboraf (Vemurafenib) We ...
  9. Cancer Drug Information From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Interferon Alfa-2b) Iodine 131 Tositumomab and Tositumomab Ipilimumab Iressa (Gefitinib) Irinotecan Hydrochloride Istodax (Romidepsin) Ixabepilone Ixempra ( ...
  10. Biological Therapies for Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... own tissues, including cancer cells. One such MAb, ipilimumab , has been approved by the FDA for treatment ... SJ, McDermott DF, et al. Improved survival with ipilimumab in patients with metastatic melanoma. New England Journal ...
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