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FDA Approves Ippi

Forums General Melanoma Community FDA Approves Ippi

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      MichaelFL
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      Hi,

      It seems you are new here since you joined on 4/3/11. So, let me say welcome to the forum no one wants to be a member of by choice.

      You may not be aware, but many here have been following this as it unfolded. It was FDA approved on 3/25/11. As the drug was earlier being called Ipilimumab or MDX-010, it is now marketed as Yervoy under Bristol-Myers Squibb.

      Here is the link:

      http://www.dana-farber.org/abo/news/press/2011/fda-approves-new-drug-for-advanced-melanoma.html

      Melanoma treatment/cures still has a long way to go though. I hope and feel we are headed in the right direction.

      Michael

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      MichaelFL
      Participant

      Hi,

      It seems you are new here since you joined on 4/3/11. So, let me say welcome to the forum no one wants to be a member of by choice.

      You may not be aware, but many here have been following this as it unfolded. It was FDA approved on 3/25/11. As the drug was earlier being called Ipilimumab or MDX-010, it is now marketed as Yervoy under Bristol-Myers Squibb.

      Here is the link:

      http://www.dana-farber.org/abo/news/press/2011/fda-approves-new-drug-for-advanced-melanoma.html

      Melanoma treatment/cures still has a long way to go though. I hope and feel we are headed in the right direction.

      Michael

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