Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 1st, 2003
According to published research from Bulgaria, "a case of an inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma due to liver cirrhosis is presented. Surgical treatment was not clinically warranted. So we decided to induce tumor necrosis by intratumoral injections of 10mL of ethanol followed by 2 treatments with 9x106 U of Chiron interleukin-2 (IL-2) with an interval of 1 month.
This ethanol-interleukin-2 cycle was repeated 3 times within intervals of 6 months. IL-2 injections were given by a fine needle, under ultrasound control, in...
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