Evaluation of In Vivo Natural Killer and Lymphokine-Activated Killer Cell Activity in Patients Treated with High-Dose Interleukin-2 and Adoptive Transfer of Autologous LAK Cells

  • J. Walewski
  • E. Paietta
  • J. Dutcher
  • P. H. Wiernik
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A substantial number of Phase I and Phase II clinical trials of interleukin-2 (IL-2) alone or combined with adoptive transfer of lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells in the treatment of cancer patients had defined IL-2 pharmacokinetics in humans, some immunodulatory effects, toxicity and maximum tolerated doses, and a preliminary evaluation of antitumor activity of this novel approach to therapy [2, 3].


Natural Killer Natural Killer Cell Activity Natural Killer Activity Lytic Unit Blood Sampie 
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  • J. Walewski
  • E. Paietta
  • J. Dutcher
  • P. H. Wiernik

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