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Active Clinical Trials

Study of Nivolumab in Combination With Ipilimumab or Standard of Care Chemotherapy Compared to the Standard of Care Chemotherapy Alone in Treatment of Patients With Untreated Inoperable or Metastatic Urothelial Cancer (CheckMate901)

Active NCT:
Allegheny General Hospital
Allegheny General Hospital

Bristol-Myers Squibb

For more information, please contact Joshua Woolford by telephone at 412-359-3826 or email at or Kelly Rigsbee by telephone at 412-359-6436 or email

A Phase 3, Open-label, Randomized Study of Nivolumab Combined with Ipilimumab versus Standard of Care Chemotherapy in Participants with Previously Untreated Unresectable or Metastatic Urothelial Cancer (CheckMate 901)


The purpose of this study is to determine whether an investigational immunotherapy nivolumab in combination with ipilimumab or in combination with standard of care chemotherapy is more effective than standard of care chemotherapy alone in treating patients with previously untreated inoperable or metastatic urothelial cancer.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Metastatic or inoperable urothelial cancer
  • Must have at least 1 lesion with measurable disease
  • Must have full activity or, if limited, must be able to walk and carry out activities such as light house work or office work
  • No prior systemic chemotherapy treatment in the metastatic setting

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients with disease that is suitable for local therapy administered with

curative intent

  • Patients with active brain metastases or leptomeningeal metastases
  • Patients with active, known or suspected autoimmune disease
  • Prior treatment with an anti-PD1, anti-PDL1, anti-PDL2, anti-CD137, or anti-CTLA4 antibody, or any other antibody or drug specifically targeting T-cell co-stimulation or checkpoint pathways

Other protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria could apply