Polyethylene glycol conjugated interleukin-2: Clinical and immunologic effects in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma

Recombinant interleukin-2 (rIL-2) modified with monomethoxypolyethylene glycol (PEG IL-2) was utilized in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma in two separate multi-institutional trials. PEG IL-2 was administered as an I.V. bolus days 1, 8, 15, and 22 with cycles repeated every six weeks. The two trials employed different dose levels: A) 20x106 I.U… CONTINUE READING