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Dendritic Cells (DC) Vaccine for Metastatic Melanoma

2014-08-27 03:16:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine what effect using an experimental tumor vaccine (a substance or group of substances meant to cause the immune system to respond to a tumor) made using patients' own tumor cells and blood cells will have on their melanoma.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Metastatic Melanoma

Intervention

Vaccination, Leukapheresis

Location

Upmc Upci Hcc
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
United States
15232

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

University of Pittsburgh

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:54-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

An unpigmented malignant melanoma. It is an anaplastic melanoma consisting of cells derived from melanoblasts but not forming melanin. (Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)

Group activities directed against VACCINATION.

Rate of VACCINATION as defined by GEOGRAPHY and or DEMOGRAPHY.

An anti-CTLA-4 ANTIGEN monoclonal antibody initially indicated for the treatment of certain types of metastatic MELANOMA. Its mode of actions may include blocking of CTLA-4 mediated inhibition of CYTOTOXIC T LYMPHOCYTES, allowing for more efficient destruction of target tumor cells.

Experimentally induced tumor that produces MELANIN in animals to provide a model for studying human MELANOMA.

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