Philadelphia, United States. In Eur J Pain, Jan 2016
Cutaneous T-cell lymphomas (CTCL), particularly more advanced stages, cause intractable pruritus and recent investigations into the pathophysiology of CTCL-associated itch have implicated cyotokine interleukin-31 as a putative mediator.
Phase III placebo-controlled trial of denileukin diftitox for patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.
Washington, D.C., United States. In J Clin Oncol, 2010
PURPOSE This phase III, placebo-controlled, randomized trial was designed to investigate efficacy and safety of two doses of denileukin diftitox (DD; DAB(389)-interleukin-2 [IL-2]), a recombinant fusion protein targeting IL-2 receptor-expressing malignant T lymphocytes, in patients with stage IA to III, CD25 assay-positive cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL), including the mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome forms of the disease, who had received up to three prior therapies.