A phase II study of Catrix-S in solid tumors

Charles F. Romano, Allan Lipton, Harold A. Harvey, Mary A. Simmonds, Paula J. Romano, Sharon L. Imboden

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Catrix-S is an acidic mucopolysaccharide complex derived from bovine tracheal cartilage. This material was administered by weekly subcutaneous injection (5.0-7.5 g/week) to nine patients with progressive metastatic malignancy. One complete response was seen in a patient with metastatic renal cell carcinoma to the lungs. Eight patients had progression of their disease. No undue toxicity and no consistent immunologic alteration was noted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)585-589
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Biological Response Modifiers
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1985

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology
  • Cancer Research


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