Recurrent metastatic renal cell carcinoma presenting as a bleeding gastric ulcer after a complete response to high-dose interleukin-2 treatment.

@article{Mascarenhas2001RecurrentMR,
  title={Recurrent metastatic renal cell carcinoma presenting as a bleeding gastric ulcer after a complete response to high-dose interleukin-2 treatment.},
  author={Bento Melo Mascarenhas and Badrinath Konety and Joshua T. Rubin},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2001},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={
          168
        }
}
Immunotherapy with high-dose recombinant interleukin-2 is an effective therapy for selected patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Objective responses (complete or partial) are observed in about 15% of treated patients. The overall and disease-free survival of patients with a complete response are significantly prolonged. Although RCC is known to spread hematogenously, isolated RCC metastasis to the stomach is a rare event. Recurrent RCC, after a complete response to interleukin-2… CONTINUE READING
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