Phase II study of interferon alfa-2a, recombinant (Roferon-A) in metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

In an attempt to decrease toxicity without compromising efficacy, 22 patients with locally advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) were treated with recombinant interferon alfa-2a (rIFN alpha 2a, Roferon-A; Hoffman-LaRoche, Nutley, NJ) intramuscularly (IM) beginning at a dose of 3 X 10(6) U/d with incremental dose escalations to the highest dose… (More)