Your Location: Set Location
See services nearest you.
Essentia Health Menu
Home > Education & Research > Research to Improve Health Care > Participating in Research > Clinical Trials > Clinical Trials Details
Back to Results
This randomized phase III trial studies how well initial treatment with ipilimumab and nivolumab followed by dabrafenib and trametinib works and compares it to initial treatment with dabrafenib and trametinib followed by ipilimumab and nivolumab in treating patients with stage III-IV melanoma that contains a mutation known as v-raf murine sarcoma viral oncogene homolog B V600 (BRAFV600) and cannot be removed by surgery. Ipilimumab and nivolumab may block tumor growth by targeting certain cells. Dabrafenib and trametinib may block tumor growth by targeting the BRAFV600 gene. It is not yet known whether treating patients with ipilimumab and nivolumab followed by dabrafenib and trametinib is more effective than treatment with dabrafenib and trametinib followed by ipilimumab and nivolumab.
Contact Phone: 218-786-3308 | 1-844-681-7944
Locations: Essentia Health Cancer Centers
For more information about a financial conflict of interest (FCOI), review the Essentia Health FCOI policy.
Last Updated: 06/08/2018