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PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of vaccine therapy in treating patients who have chronic myelogenous leukemia.
- Determine the feasibility of vaccination with autologous heat shock protein 70 in patients with chronic phase chronic myelogenous leukemia.
- Determine the toxicity of this vaccination in these patients.
OUTLINE: Patients undergo leukapheresis to obtain peripheral mononuclear cells (PMNCs). Heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) is derived from the autologous PMNCs. Patients receive HSP70 intradermally once weekly for 8 weeks.
Patients are followed for 2 weeks.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 10 patients will be accrued for this study.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
recombinant 70-kD heat-shock protein
University of Connecticut Health Center
Active, not recruiting
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:56:21-0400
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