Immunoadsorption therapy for paraneoplastic syndromes

  title={Immunoadsorption therapy for paraneoplastic syndromes},
  author={Tracy Batchelor and Michael Platten and Fred H Hochberg},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
Paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes associated with systemic cancer are being increasingly recognized. Although these syndromes are thought to be immunologically mediated treatment with steroids, immunoglobulin and plasmapharesis has been disappointing. Based on our preliminary experience with the treatment of 6 cases of paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes with protein A immunoadsorption, an institutional, open-arm treatment protocol was established. Since our original report we have treated an… CONTINUE READING
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