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Liver Cancer treatment details. Immunotherapy. Oita Medical University, Hasama-machi, Japan



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Treatments: Immunotherapy
   
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Country: Japan
   
City/State/Province: Hasama-machi
   
Hospital: Oita Medical University
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 3/2003

Description:
Patients: This Phase I study involved 10 patients with unresectable liver cancer. Eight had hepatocellular carcinoma and two had cholangiocellular carcinoma.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of immunotherapy based on autologous dendritic cells.

Toxicity: No hematological, hepatic, pulmonary or renal toxicities related to the treatment were observed in any of the patients.

Results: There were some improvements in tumor markers. In one patient, one of two liver tumors decreased in size. Survival was not discussed.

Correspondence: Shigeru Goto

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