Checkpoint Inhibitor

Relatlimab for Tumors

Phase 2
Led By Dung Le, MD
Research Sponsored by Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Life expectancy of greater than 3 months.
Be older than 18 years old
Must not have
Be younger than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up4 years
Awards & highlights
No Placebo-Only Group

Study Summary

This trial is testing a new combination drug treatment for patients with MSI-H solid tumors who have not responded to other PD-(L)1 treatments.

Eligible Conditions
  • Microsatellite Instability-High Tumors
  • Microsatellite Instability-High Solid Tumors

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You are expected to live for at least three more months.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~4 years
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 4 years for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Objective response rate (ORR) using Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST 1.1)
Secondary outcome measures
Number of participants experiencing study drug-related toxicities

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

3Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Cohort 3: Nivolumab and RelatlimabExperimental Treatment2 Interventions
480mg/480mg (sequential administration)
Group II: Cohort 2: Nivolumab and RelatlimabExperimental Treatment2 Interventions
480mg/960mg or 480mg/160mg (sequential administration)
Group III: Cohort 1: Nivolumab and RelatlimabExperimental Treatment2 Interventions
480mg/160mg (co-administered)
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Not yet FDA approved
FDA approved

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns HopkinsLead Sponsor
547 Previous Clinical Trials
32,658 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Tumors
2 Patients Enrolled for Tumors
Bristol-Myers SquibbIndustry Sponsor
2,576 Previous Clinical Trials
4,033,783 Total Patients Enrolled
11 Trials studying Tumors
2,092 Patients Enrolled for Tumors
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NIH
13,412 Previous Clinical Trials
41,239,024 Total Patients Enrolled
3 Trials studying Tumors
1,244 Patients Enrolled for Tumors
Dung Le, MDPrincipal Investigator
Johns Hopkins Medical Institution
12 Previous Clinical Trials
667 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Nivolumab (Checkpoint Inhibitor) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT03607890 — Phase 2
Tumors Research Study Groups: Cohort 2: Nivolumab and Relatlimab, Cohort 1: Nivolumab and Relatlimab, Cohort 3: Nivolumab and Relatlimab
Tumors Clinical Trial 2023: Nivolumab Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT03607890 — Phase 2
Nivolumab (Checkpoint Inhibitor) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT03607890 — Phase 2

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Is Nivolumab a danger to people when used as directed?

"While there is some data supporting Nivolumab's safety, it is only from a Phase 2 trial, so it received a score of 2."

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What are the main benefits of Nivolumab?

"Nivolumab is most often used as a cancer treatment, but it can also be used to manage unresectable melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, metastatic esophageal adenocarcinoma, and other conditions."

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Have similar investigations been conducted before this one?

"749 clinical trials for Nivolumab are ongoing in 2348 cities across 50 nations. The first study began a decade ago in 2010 and, after completing Phase 1 drug approval, ended with 127 participants. To date, 249 similar studies have been completed."

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Are there other investigational treatments that use Nivolumab?

"At the moment, there are 749 different clinical trials ongoing that involve the use of Nivolumab. Out of those, 82 have reached Phase 3. The great majority of these studies are based in Zürich, BE; however, there are 40408 total locations running Nivolumab trials."

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How many people fit the requirements to participate in this clinical trial?

"Yes, according to the listing on, this trial is still looking for patients. The study was first posted on November 16th, 2018 and was most recently updated on August 30th, 2020. They are currently 42 participants needed from 1 site."

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Are new enrollees still being sought for this program?

"That is correct, the information hosted on does state that this particular trial is currently looking for patients to enroll. The date the trial was first posted was November 16th, 2018 with the most recent edit being made on August 30th, 2022. They are only 42 participants needed at a single location."

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~7 spots leftby Oct 2024