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Melanoma treatment details. Immunotherapy. Radiation. Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark



Survival: 5.8 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Immunotherapy
Radiation
   
Drugs:
Country: Denmark
   
City/State/Province: Aarhus
   
Hospital: Aarhus University Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 10/2005

Description:
Patients: This Phase II study involved 45 patients with metastatic melanoma.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of low-dose total body irradiation and a kind of immunotherapy (subcutaneous Interleukin-2).

Toxicity: The most common grade 3 and 4 toxicities were lethargy, CNS toxicity, and infections. Other toxicities included liver toxicity, thrombocytopenia, respiratory, and skin toxicity.

Results: The overal median survival was 5.8 months.

Correspondence: Akmal Safwat, MD

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