IL-2: the first effective immunotherapy for human cancer.

@article{Rosenberg2014IL2TF,
  title={IL-2: the first effective immunotherapy for human cancer.},
  author={Steven A Rosenberg},
  journal={Journal of immunology},
  year={2014},
  volume={192 12},
  pages={5451-8}
}
The ability of IL-2 to expand T cells with maintenance of functional activity has been translated into the first reproducible effective human cancer immunotherapies. The administration of IL-2 can lead to durable, complete, and apparently curative regressions in patients with metastatic melanoma and renal cancer. The growth of large numbers of tumor… CONTINUE READING