high-dose interferon alfa-2b in treating patients with high-risk stage III-IV melanoma that
has been removed by surgery. Monoclonal antibodies, such as ipilimumab, can block tumor
growth in different ways. Some block the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Others
find tumor cells and help kill them or carry tumor-killing substances to them. Interferon
alfa-2b may interfere with the growth of tumor cells and slow the growth of melanoma and
other cancers. It is not yet known whether ipilimumab is more effective than interferon
alfa-2b in treating patients with melanoma.
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