Treatment Details - 18.0 months | Surviving Mesothelioma

Treatment Details – 18.0 months

Survival: 18.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 3
   
Treatments: Immunotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: France
   
City/State/Province: Marseille
   
Hospital: Hopital de la Conception
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 11/1998

Description:
Patients: This Phase II study involved 22 patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of the intrapleural administration of interleukin-2. (Interleukin-2 is a cytokine or immune system messenger which encourages the proliferation of CD4 cells.)

Toxicity: Grade 3 toxicities included cardiovascular, weight gain, sepsis, and cutaneous.

Results: The overall median survival time was 18 months.

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