[The kinetics of IL-2 after pleural administration in the treatment of neoplastic pleurisy].


The half-life of interleukin-2 (IL-2) is short after intravenous bolus injections (6 to 10 minutes) and elevated doses are necessary for its anti tumour action on account of severe side-effects which limit its use. Studies have shown good tolerance and efficacy of elevated doses of recombinant IL-2 after intrapleural administration in the treatment of… (More)