Treatment Information


Liver Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy.

Civil Hospital of Vimercate, Milan, Italy.

Survival: monthsCountry:Italy
Toxiciy Grade:City/State/Province:Milan
Treatments:Biologic therapyHospital:Civil Hospital of Vimercate
Date:Jun 2005


Patients: 179 patients with intermediate or advanced stage liver cancer started this study. These patients (123 men and 56 women; mean age 64.9 years) were not eligible for other therapies because of their intermediate or advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.

Treatment: The patients were randomly assigned to either receive no treatment, or to receive Stem Cell Differentiation Stage Factors derived from Zebra Fish embryos.

Toxicity: Diarrhea, pain in calves, and itching were all reported but no grades were given.

Results: Overall median survival was not reported.

Correspondence: Pier Mario Biava