Natural Alpha Interferon as Part of a Combined Treatment for Small Cell Lung Cancer

  • Karin Mattson
Conference paper
Part of the ESO Monographs book series (ESO MONOGRAPHS)

Abstract

In recent years, combined modality therapy with chemotherapy and radiotherapy has increased the 2-year survival figures of patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC) (1). A clinical disease-free status is achieved in 20-40% of patients but this is followed by regrowth of the disease in the majority of patients due to drug resistance. There is a clear need to identify new systemic agents or new treatment strategies to further improve current results.

Keywords

Fatigue Toxicity Oncol Interferon Neurol 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karin Mattson
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  1. 1.Department of Pulmonary MedicineHelsinki University Central HospitalHelsinkiFinland

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