Combined systemic beta-interferon and thymostimulin administration for metastatic brain tumors. A brief report

F. M. Salpietro, S. Cipri, C. Alafaci, M. Tripodi, A. Alonci, G. Buda, F. Tomasello

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Abstract

Interferon-beta (IFN-B) plus thymostimulin (Th) were administered for eigth weeks, intravenously and by intramuscular route to eight patients with metastatic brain tumors. No patient had a complete response. One had a stable disease and seven a progressive disease during that time. The mechanisms of the action of IFN-B and Th, and the possible therapeutic value are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-42
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Neurosurgical Sciences
Volume38
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1994

Keywords

  • brain neoplasms, metastatic
  • immunotherapy
  • interferon
  • thymostimulin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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