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Kidney Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Survival: 10.0 months
Toxicity Grade: 4
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Country: United States
City/State/Province: Cincinnati, Ohio
Hospital: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Journal: Link
Date: 7/2001

Patients: This Phase II study involved 22 patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma; 19 men and 3 women.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of the antiparasitic drug, suramin.

Toxicity: Grade 4 toxicities included allergy/hypersensitivity, hypotension, infection with neutropenia, renal failure, and ureteral obstruction.

Results: There were no responses and the median survival was 10 months.

Correspondence: Louis E Schroder, MD

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