Complete Long Term Remission of a Sarcoma of the Chest Surrounding the Spine and with extensive Lung Involvement through the Immunobiological Issels Treatment without further Standard Treatment
Patient T.C.-D., Born in 1933, file No. 166/52
22 years cancer free without recurrence. Patient got married in 1957, became a mother of 2, leading a normal healthy family life.
Histology, Prof. Dormanns, Solingen: Fibroplastic Sarcoma
Partial resection of primary fist size tumor of left chest which surrounded the spinal column. (complete removal impossible)
Radiation of 3000 r.
Admission to Dr. Issels’ hospital, (three quarters of the left lung obscured).
14 weeks of Issels Treatment (comprehensive immunotherapy) without chemotherapy.
September to October 1953
Second admission to Dr. Issels hospital.
4 weeks of intensive Issels Treatment without chemotherapy.
Psychic trauma (fiance left her)
First recurrence of the size of two fists. Radiation treatment of 4000 r.
Six weeks after radiation still no remission.
Third admission to Dr. Issels’ hospital.
Two thirds of the left lung were obscured due to recurrence. Several pea size skin metastases on chest wall.
No further Standard Treatment. Patient considered incurable.
10 weeks of Issels Treatment without chemotherapy.
Fourth admission to Dr. Issels hospital for 5 weeks of intensive Issels Treatment.
Inpatient treatment was followed by several months of outpatient treatment.
November to December 1956
Fifth admission for 5 weeks of intensive Issels Treatment.
Evident regression of lung tumor and of skin metastases.
22 years cancer free without
recurrence. Patient got married in 1957, became a
mother of 2, leading a normal healthy family life.
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