Vesicle-encapsulated corticosteroids for the treatment of cancer

Raymond M. Schiffelers (Inventor), J.M. Metselaar (Inventor), Grietje Molema (Inventor), Gerrit Storm (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

The invention relates to the use of a composition comprising a corticosteroid encapsulated in a vesicle for the manufacture of a medicament for treating cancer, such as the use of a composition comprising a corticosteroid and liposomes, the liposomes comprising a non-charged vesicle-forming lipid and, optionally, an amphipathic vesicle-forming lipid and/or a negatively charged vesicle-forming lipid. The invention further relates to a new pharmaceutical composition suitable for treating cancer, especially, solid primary and secondary tumors.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS2005202078
IPCA61K 31/ 727 A I
Priority date24/02/05
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2005

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