Options for Patients With Melanoma Who Have Exhausted Standard Therapies

February 20, 2018
Omid A. Hamid, MD

Omid A. Hamid, MD, chief of Translational Research and Immunotherapy, director, Melanoma Therapeutics, The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, discusses options for patients with melanoma who have exhausted standard therapies.

Omid A. Hamid, MD, chief of Translational Research and Immunotherapy, director, Melanoma Therapeutics, The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, discusses options for patients with melanoma who have exhausted standard therapies.

Ongoing clinical trials are exploring whether adding other agents to standard therapies will be able to turn some of these patients into responders again, such as adding an IDO inhibitor to standard PD-1 therapy. Additional questions are whether adoptive T cell therapy can be made available to more patients.