Robert Owen Dillman


Affiliation: Hoag Cancer Center
Country: USA


  1. Dillman R, Selvan S, Schiltz P, McClay E, Barth N, DePriest C, et al. Phase II trial of dendritic cells loaded with antigens from self-renewing, proliferating autologous tumor cells as patient-specific antitumor vaccines in patients with metastatic melanoma: final report. Cancer Biother Radiopharm. 2009;24:311-9 pubmed publisher
    ..016). This patient-specific vaccine warrants further investigation, based on its safety and encouraging survival rates. ( NCI-V01-1646). ..
  2. Dillman R, Duma C, Ellis R, Cornforth A, Schiltz P, Sharp S, et al. Intralesional lymphokine-activated killer cells as adjuvant therapy for primary glioblastoma. J Immunother. 2009;32:914-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Intralesional LAK cell therapy is safe and the survival sufficiently encouraging to warrant further evaluation in a randomized phase 2 trial of intralesional therapies with LAK or carmustine-impregnated wafers. ..
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    Dillman R, Duma C, Schiltz P, DePriest C, Ellis R, Okamoto K, et al. Intracavitary placement of autologous lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells after resection of recurrent glioblastoma. J Immunother. 2004;27:398-404 pubmed
    ..The median survival rates are higher than reported in most published series of patients who underwent reoperation for recurrent GBM. A randomized trial would be needed to establish therapeutic benefit...