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This is a prospective, open-label , multicenter randomized controlled trial, with 248 cases in 50 centers planned for a period of 2 years. The aim of the study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of microparticles packaging chemotherapeutic drugs (MPCD) therapy on the treatment of malignant pleural effusion (MPE) in patients with advanced lung cancer or breast cancer.
After obtaining informed consent, patients who meet the eligibility criteria will be randomly assigned 1:1 to treatment either with MPCD or recombinant human interleukin-2(rhIL-2) for injection. Randomization is stratified by tumor type and previous treatment. Patients in the MPCD group are first treated with microparticles packaging methotrexate (MPs-MTX) via intrapleural infusion four times on day5,6,7,8 and then undergo chemotherapy 1 cycle from day12. Patients in the control group are first treated with rhIL-2 via intrapleural infusion three times on day5,8,11 and then undergo chemotherapy 1 cycle from day12. After 4 weeks from the beginning of the treatment (day1 of treatment), the efficacy is assessed according to the WHO (1997) Response Evaluation Criteria In MPE and the evaluation methods mainly include physical examination, ultrasound and computed tomography (CT). The patients will be monitored by telephone every three months.
microparticles packaging methotrexate (MPs-MTX), recombinant human interleukin-2(rhIL-2)
Not yet recruiting
Peking Union Medical College
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-24T12:49:53-0400
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Containers, packaging, and packaging materials for drugs and biological products. These include those in ampule, capsule, tablet, solution or other forms. Packaging includes immediate-containers, secondary-containers, and cartons. In the United States, such packaging is controlled under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act which also stipulates requirements for tamper-resistance and child-resistance. Similar laws govern use elsewhere. (From Code of Federal Regulations, 21 CFR 1 Section 210, 1993) DRUG LABELING is also available.
Containers, packaging, and packaging materials for processed and raw foods and beverages. It includes packaging intended to be used for storage and also used for preparation of foods such as microwave food containers versus COOKING AND EATING UTENSILS. Packaging materials may be intended for food contact or designated non-contact, for example, shipping containers. FOOD LABELING is also available.
An interleukin receptor subunit that was originally discovered as a component of the INTERLEUKIN 2 RECEPTOR. It was subsequently found to be a component of several other receptors including the INTERLEUKIN 4 RECEPTOR, the INTERLEUKIN 7 RECEPTOR, the INTERLEUKIN-9 RECEPTOR, the INTERLEUKIN-15 RECEPTOR, and the INTERLEUKIN-21 RECEPTOR. Mutations in the gene for the interleukin common gamma chain have been associated with X-LINKED COMBINED IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISEASES.
Cell surface receptors for INTERLEUKIN-13. Included under this heading are the INTERLEUKIN-13 RECEPTOR ALPHA2 which is a monomeric receptor and the INTERLEUKIN-4 RECEPTOR TYPE II which has specificity for both INTERLEUKIN-4 and INTERLEUKIN-13.
A cytokine subunit that is a component of both interleukin-12 and interleukin-23. It binds to the INTERLEUKIN-12 SUBUNIT P35 via a disulfide bond to form interleukin-12 and to INTERLEUKIN-23 SUBUNIT P19 to form interleukin-23.
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