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Third-party-funded project

Immunotherapy in patients with breast and ovarian carcinoma with dendritic cells

Project management at the University of Würzburg:

Participating scientists:

The main projects of ths collaborative study group are performed in close cooperation with the Department of Dermatology of the University of Wuerzburg (Dr. E. Kämpgen). In a by the ethic commission approved treatment trial patients with final stage ovarian or breast cancer are vaccinated with autologeous detritic cells extracted from peripheral blood samples which are either loaded with tumor peptids or fusionized with autologeous tumor cells.

Key words:
    Ovarian cancer
    Breast cancer
    Vaccination with tumor cells
    Dentritic cell

Projekt period: from 07.2000 to 12.2001