Phase I Clinical Trial of Locoregional Administration of the Oncolytic Adenovirus ONYX-015 in Combination with Mitomycin-C, Doxorubicin, and Cisplatin Chemotherapy in Patients with Advanced Sarcomas

  • Mateusz Opyrchal
  • Ileana Aderca
  • Evanthia GalanisEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 542)


Despite many advances in cancer therapy, metastatic disease continues to be incurable in the majority of cancer patients. There ia an need for more efficient and less toxic treatments is this setting. Oncolytic virotherapy represents a novel promising direction in the treatment of cancer. Based on preclinical and clinical data, combination with standard chemotherapy has the potential to further increase the antitumor activity of oncolytic virotherapy in a synergistic manner. We present the design of a phase I clinical trial combining intratumoral injections of the oncolytic adenovirus ONYX-015 with systemic chemotherapy in patients with advanced sarcomas.


Cisplatin chemotherapy doxorubicin mitomycin-C oncolytic adenovirus ONYX-015 sarcomas 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mateusz Opyrchal
  • Ileana Aderca
  • Evanthia Galanis
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of Medical OncologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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