Preoperative Intratumor Dendritic Cells Injection Immunotherapy for Patients With Pancreatic Cancer
Phase I/II Study on Intratumor Dendritic Cell Injection Immunotherapy Using Immature Dendritic Cells With S Pyogenes Preparation (OK-432) for Patients With Resectable Pancreatic Cancer
PhasePhase 1/Phase 2
Lead SponsorFukushima Medical University
Intervention/Treatmentdendritic cell tumor fusion vaccine sapylin ...
The purpose of this study is to confirm safety and immunological responses of Preoperative intratumor dendritic cells injection immunotherapy using immature dendritic cells with S pyogenes Preparation (OK-432) for patients with resectable pancreatic cancer for pancreatic cancer patients.
The prognosis of pancreatic cancer is extremely poor even with extensive surgery, and development of new treatment modalities is much-expected for cure of this disease. Dendritic cells (DCs) immunotherapy is expected favorable outcome when it is approached directly to the cancer tissue. To evaluate safety and immunological responses, we conducted a phase I/II study of intra-tumor DCs immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer patients.
Single Group Assignment
Inclusion Criteria: Resectable pancreatic cancer without distant metastasis: ECOG performance status 0-2 Laboratory values as follows 3,500/mm3 <WBC<12000/mm3 Platelet count>100,000/mm3 T-Bil<2.0mg/dl BUN<25mg/dl, Creatinin<1.5mg/dl, 24h Ccr>50ml/min Normal ECG Able and willing to give valid written informed consent Exclusion Criteria: Pregnancy (women of childbearing potential: Refusal or inability to use effective means of contraception) Breast-feeder Active or uncontrolled infection Active or uncontrolled other malignancy Steroids or immunosuppressing agent dependant status Interstitial pneumonia Decision of unsuitableness by principal investigator or physician-in-charge