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Melanoma treatment details. Immunotherapy. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States



Survival: ?
   
Toxicity Grade: 3
   
Treatments: Immunotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Los Angeles, CA
   
Hospital: University of Southern California
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 4/2003

Description:
Patients: This Phase II study involved 15 patients with resected metastatic melanoma.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of a multipeptide vaccine administered with progenipoietin an agonist of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor.

Toxicity: There was one grade 3 neutropenia. Grade 1-2 toxicities included bone pain, fatigue, and nausea.

Results: The overal median survival was not reported.

Support: The study was supported by Pharmacia. This company manufactures or markets progenipoietin.

Correspondence: Jeffrey S. Weber, MD

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