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A Study to Assess Adjuvant Immunotherapy With Relatlimab and Nivolumab Versus Nivolumab Alone After Complete Resection of Stage III-IV Melanoma

Cancer Type
Unknown Primary
Trial Phase
Phase III
18 Years and older, Male and Female
Study Type
Protocol IDs
CA224-098 (primary)
Study Sponsor
Bristol-Myers Squibb


The purpose of this study is to assess relatlimab and nivolumab fixed-dose combination (FDC)
versus nivolumab alone in participants with completely resected stage III-IV melanoma.


  1. Must have been diagnosed with either Stage IIIA (> 1 mm tumor in lymph node)/B/C/D or Stage IV melanoma by American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) v8 and have histologically confirmed melanoma that is completely surgically resected (free of disease) with negative margins in order to be eligible
  2. Participants must have an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of = 1
  3. Complete resection must be performed within 12 weeks prior to randomization
  4. All participants must have disease-free status documented by a complete physical examination within 14 days prior to randomization and imaging studies within 35 days prior to randomization
  5. Tumor tissue must be provided for biomarker analyses
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