A patient with a large duodenal melanoma metastasis, involving adjacent jejunum and colon, is presented. Treatment consisted of a combination of radical surgery and active specific immunotherapy by means of an autologous tumor cell vaccine and BCG after which a recurrence-free survival of now more than 10 years has been observed. The role of surgery and immunotherapy in the treatment of metastatic melanoma are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - 2002|
- Active specific immunotherapy
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