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Colon Cancer treatment details. Immunotherapy. Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan



Survival: N/R
   
Toxicity Grade: 2
   
Treatments: Immunotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Japan
   
City/State/Province: Sapporo
   
Hospital: Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 6/2004

Description:
Patients: This Phase I study involved 15 patients with advanced or recurrent colorectal cancer.

Treatment: The treatment (immunotherapy) consisted of a survivin-2B peptide vaccination.

Toxicity: Toxicities included: anemia (grade 2), general malaise (grade 1), and fever (grade 1). No severe adverse events were observed in any patient.

Results: Vaccination with survivin-2B peptide alone was not enough to elicit overt clinical responses.

Correspondence: Tetsuhiro Tsuruma, MD

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