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I knew the analysis. ultimately, it should get back. i may decelerate the inevitable; i'll achieve many years. yet there has been not anything i may do to make this melanoma disappear without end. So this was once it. This was once the relapse. the large One.
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Of the 16 patients in the 25 μg cohort, one patient achieved complete response, three patients achieved partial response, and three patients achieved prolonged stabilization of disease (≥52 weeks). , 2003). Sixty metastatic renal cell cancer patients received 25 μg of HSPPC-96 weekly for four weeks and then biweekly until progression. A median of 18 weeks for progression free survival in combination with no serious adverse events observed makes HSPPC-96 a promising agent for disease stability. , 2008).
However, the responses to purified hPAP or GM-CSF proteins were not observed. Thus, the antigen-specific immuno-reactivity of Provenge observed in earlier studies was not confirmed in later studies. The safety and efficacy of sipuleucel-T was evaluated in two identically designed, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase III trials conducted in men with advanced prostate cancer. , 2006). Time to progression (TTP) was chosen as the primary end point. Patients were randomly assigned in a 2:1 ratio to receive sipuleucel-T therapy or placebo.