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Obtaining “Yervoy”?

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    mimi0201
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            Does anyone have any info on obtaining "Yervoy"?  We are in limbo and are unable to get answers on our end.  We're hear at NIH waiting to be tranferrred to Rush Chicago.  Thanks.

            Does anyone have any info on obtaining "Yervoy"?  We are in limbo and are unable to get answers on our end.  We're hear at NIH waiting to be tranferrred to Rush Chicago.  Thanks.

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        Tim–MRF
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          Things are a bit in limbo, as you said.  I believe they have stopped accepting people into the Expanded Access Protocol (compassionate use) program, but the drug is not yet readily available.

          My understanding is that it will become widely available rather soon–certainly by mid to late April.  You can sign up for updates through their product web site:  www. yervoy.com.  You might even try calling the toll-free number for the Patient Assistance Program:  1 800 861-0048.  I don't know that the people at this number will have more information, but they may be able to direct you to who will.

          Tim–MRF

           

            killmel
            Participant

              Tim.

               

              Thank for the info of the assistance program. Do you know the adjusted gross income that will qualify for the yervoy assistance progran?

               

              Thanks,

              Tina

              killmel
              Participant

                Tim.

                 

                Thank for the info of the assistance program. Do you know the adjusted gross income that will qualify for the yervoy assistance progran?

                 

                Thanks,

                Tina

              Tim–MRF
              Guest

                Things are a bit in limbo, as you said.  I believe they have stopped accepting people into the Expanded Access Protocol (compassionate use) program, but the drug is not yet readily available.

                My understanding is that it will become widely available rather soon–certainly by mid to late April.  You can sign up for updates through their product web site:  www. yervoy.com.  You might even try calling the toll-free number for the Patient Assistance Program:  1 800 861-0048.  I don't know that the people at this number will have more information, but they may be able to direct you to who will.

                Tim–MRF

                 

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