Lung cancer metastasis disappeared treatment with dendritic cells and T cells

Mr Zhu, 58 years old Chinese patient with diagnosis of colon cancer. He received sigmoidectomy in November 2007, and 4 courses of treatment with Eloxatin and Xeloda post operation. Recurrence was observed with enteroscope in February 2008.

Second operation took place in Shanghai. Postoperative check did not see metastasis. And also Mr. Zhu completed 6 cycles of postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy. In August 2008, mediastinum with right lung and bilateral hila lymph node metastasis were observed with PET/CT scan.

From August to December in 2008, Mr. Zhu received treatment with Irinotecan, Calcium Folinate, and Fluorouracil combined with Chemotherapy, thus ineffective.

In January 2009, after 2 courses of treatment with cancer immunotherapy with dendritic cells and T cells, PET/CT scan showed that the lung metastasis disappeared, peripheral blood cells immune phenotype showed increase of the active T cell and significant decrease of the T-reg.

So far the patient has no recurrence or metastases for almost 5 months, quality of life has improved significantly.