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Expanded Access to Nivolumab (Opdivo)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03126643
Expanded Access Status : Approved for marketing
First Posted : April 24, 2017
Last Update Posted : November 29, 2021
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Brief Summary:

At BMS, we work with physicians/investigators to make investigational products available to patients with life-threatening diseases that have exhausted other treatment options and where there is a reasonable expectation of benefit over risk.

When contacted by a treating physician, BMS will consider requests for providing early patient access to Nivolumab in pediatric patients exhibiting a high mutational load.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Pediatric Cancer Biological: Nivolumab

Detailed Description:

Choosing to participate in an early patient access program is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join an early patient access program.

To learn more about early patient access programs, your doctor may contact BMS using the information provided below.

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Study Type : Expanded Access
Expanded Access Type : Individual Patients
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Official Title: Expanded Access to Nivolumab (Opdivo)

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

Drug Information available for: Nivolumab

Intervention Details:
  • Biological: Nivolumab
    Opdivo (nivolumab) is a programmed death receptor-1 (PD-1) blocking antibody approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on an "accelerated" basis for some types of cancer. Please contact your physician for more details.
    Other Names:
    • Opdivo
    • BMS-936558

Information from the National Library of Medicine

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Specific eligibility criteria must be met for access outside of a clinical trial.

These inclusion criteria include:

  • The illness must be serious or life threatening
  • There are no other viable options (including approved products or active clinical trials)
  • There is sufficient evidence that the potential benefit to the patient would likely outweigh the potential risks based on what is known at the time
  • Other defined inclusion/exclusion criteria could be applicable.

Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03126643

Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Bristol-Myers Squibb
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03126643    
Other Study ID Numbers: EAP-01-CA209
First Posted: April 24, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 29, 2021
Last Verified: November 2021
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Antineoplastic Agents, Immunological
Antineoplastic Agents
Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action