Co-administration of cG250 and IL-2 or IFN-.alpha. for treating cancer such as renal cell carcinomas
A method for enhancing the therapeutic effect of cytokine treatment is disclosed. More specifically the present invention relates to a method for administering to a tumor patient a therapeutic dose of cytokine in combination with antibodies directed against the tumor associated antigen carbonic anhydrase IX (CAIX/G250/MN).
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Papillary renal cell carcinoma may display some unusual morphologic variations, including diffuse oncocytic change not otherwise specified, oncocytic change associated with an inverted nuclear pattern or nonoverlapping low-grade nuclei, low-grade spindle cells, and diffuse clear cells.
Educating the public, residents and referring physicians about radiation exposure and associated risk took a step forward with the creation of the new iPhone application, Radiation Passport.
Patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma who responded to angiogenesis inhibitor drugs also had higher hemoglobin levels, a researcher reported in a poster at the ASH 51st Annual Meeting, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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In a trial to ascertain the risk of developing bilateral kidney cancer, it was concluded that the risk of metachronous bilateral renal cell cancer (RCC) is drastically higher among pts first affected at a young age, suggesting a subset of early onset RCC with a strong genetic component.