Randomized controlled study of adjuvant immunotherapy with Nocardia rubra cell wall skeleton for inoperable lung cancer.

@article{Yamamura1983RandomizedCS,
  title={Randomized controlled study of adjuvant immunotherapy with Nocardia rubra cell wall skeleton for inoperable lung cancer.},
  author={Yoshitaka Yamamura and Takashi Ogura and Mitsunori Sakatani and Fumio Hirao and Seiji Kishimoto and Masahiro Fukuoka and Minoru Takada and Masaaki Kawahara and Kiyoyuki Furuse and Osamu Kuwahara},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1983},
  volume={43 11},
  pages={5575-9}
}
In order to evaluate the clinical benefit of Nocardia rubra cell wall skeleton (N-CWS), a randomized controlled study was performed with inoperable lung cancer patients entered in 5 institutions from October 1978 to June 1981. Patients without pleural effusions were treated initially with conventional therapies such as chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy… CONTINUE READING