Long-term RCC survivors do not respond to cytokines

August 1, 2002

Orlando, FL-Most long-term survivors of metastatic renal cellcarcinoma do not achieve a response to cytokine treatment, according toresults of a pooled analysis by French researchers. Their findings suggesta lack of association between initial tumor regression on cytokine treatmentand long-term survival, except for the few patients who achieve completeregression.