Papilloma Virus Vaccine Therapy in Treating Young Patients With Recurrent Papilloma of the Larynx

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2002 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : February 27, 2004
Last Update Posted : July 26, 2011
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National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Brief Summary:

RATIONALE: Vaccines made from papilloma virus cells may make the body build an immune response to and kill papilloma cells.

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of papilloma virus vaccine in treating young patients with recurrent papilloma of the larynx.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Precancerous Condition Biological: autologous tumor cell vaccine Phase 2

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the immune response in patients with juvenile papilloma of the larynx treated with autogenous vaccine derived from each patient's own tumor.

OUTLINE: Patients receive autogenous papilloma vaccine intradermally and subcutaneously weekly for 20 weeks.


Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Study of Immunotherapy With Autogenous Papilloma Vaccine in Patients With Recurrent Juvenile Papilloma of the Larynx
Study Start Date : December 1971

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Diagnosis of severe recurrent juvenile papilloma of the larynx requiring surgery at least 4 times per year Condition must have existed for more than 1 year

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 1 and over Performance status: Not specified Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: Not specified Hepatic: Not specified Renal: Not specified

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: See Disease Characteristics

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00002454

United States, New Jersey
New Jersey Medical School
Newark, New Jersey, United States, 07103-2714
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Study Chair: James M. Oleske, MD Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Publications of Results:
Oleske J, Fishman D, Cooper R, et al.: Autogenous vaccine in the treatment of laryngeal papilloma. In: Proceeding of the 12th International Congress of Chemotherapy, 1981. pp 1099-1101. Identifier: NCT00002454     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000071657
First Posted: February 27, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 26, 2011
Last Verified: January 2002

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
lung papilloma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Precancerous Conditions
Neoplasms, Squamous Cell
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs