About this trial

The purpose of this study is to investigate if Cemiplimab is better than placebo when a CSCC patient has been treated after they have had both surgery and radiotherapy. This is a Phase 3 trial. It is planned that the study’s primary completion date will be 16 OCT 2023, follow-up activities will continue until 11 FEB 2026.

Patient Profile

Adults aged 18 years and older, ECOG Performance status score ≤1


Where’s this trial being run?

Cork University Hospital and St Vincents University Hospital

Can I join this study / trial?

The first thing you do is to talk to your doctor and/or the cancer trials research team in your hospital. The contact details for the cancer trials research units in Ireland is here.

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For more detailed information


Here’s a list of questions you may have for your doctor or local cancer research team.

Summary Data

Name: R2810-ONC-1788
Number: 18-50
Full Title:

A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study of Adjuvant Cemiplimab Versus Placebo After Surgery and Radiation Therapy in Patients With High Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Principal Investigator: Dr Derek Power
Type: Industry Sponsored

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Recruitment Started: Global: 31 JUL 2019
Ireland: 24 JAN 2020
Global Recruitment Target: 412
Ireland Recruitment Target: 8