This study will determine whether M-Vax melanoma vaccine is effective in shrinkage of melanomas that have spread (stage IV).
Study Type: Interventional
Age/Sex Requirement: 18 years+ (None)
Sponsor: AVAX Technologies
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00477906
Purpose: Previous studies suggest that the M-Vax melanoma vaccine, which is prepared from patients’ own cancer cells, can stimulated patients' immune system to react against their cancer. AVAX has identified a dose and schedule of administration of M-Vax that work optimally. This study will determine whether M-Vax is effective in shrinkage of melanomas that have spread (stage IV).