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2022 Sep

J Immunother Cancer



Phase I/II clinical trial of a helper peptide vaccine plus PD-1 blockade in PD-1 antibody-naïve and PD-1 antibody-experienced patients with melanoma (MEL64).


Vavolizza R D, Petroni GR, Mauldin IS, Chianese-Bullock KA, Olson WC, Smith KT, Dengel LT, Haden K, Grosh WW, Kaur V, Varhegyi N, Gaughan EM, Slingluff CL
J Immunother Cancer. 2022 Sep; 10(9).
PMID: 36100309.


A vaccine containing 6 melanoma-associated peptides to stimulate helper T cells (6MHP) is safe, immunogenic, and clinically active. A phase I/II trial was designed to evaluate safety and immunogenicity of 6MHP vaccines plus programmed death 1 (PD-1) blockade.