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Liver Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Radiation. Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

Survival: ?
Toxicity Grade: 3
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Country: Belgium
City/State/Province: Ghent
Hospital: Ghent University Hospital
Journal: Link
Date: 1/2005

Patients: This Phase I study involved 11 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, 8 men and 3 women.

Treatment: Treatment consisted of the intraarterial administration of (188)Re-labeled 4-hexadecyl-1,2,9,9-tetramethyl-4,7-diaza-1,10-decanethiol/lipiodol ((188)Re-HDD/lipiodol). This is a radionuclide therapy.

Toxicity: Grade 3 toxicities included increase in bilirubin, thrombocytopenia, and reduced carbon monoxide diffusion capacity.

Results: The median survival was not reported.

Correspondence: Bieke Lambert, MD

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