[Intrapleural treatment of breast cancer patients with pleural effusions: an analysis of 13 institutes in Kyoto and Shiga Prefectures. Kyoto and Shiga Breast Cancer Study Group].

Sixty-seven breast cancer patients with malignant pleural effusions underwent their first thoracentesis between 1980 and 1990 at 13 institutes in Kyoto and Shiga Prefectures. They received various intracavitary treatments including OK-432 and cultured effusion lymphocytes (n = 29, group A), OK-432 alone (n = 12), chemotherapeutic agents alone (n = 9), OK… CONTINUE READING