A manufactured form of one of the types of interferon alpha. Studies have shown low-dose interferon alfa-2a delays relapse in patients with Stage II melanoma and higher-risk Stage IIB disease.


... INTERFERON ALFA-2a (Roferon-A®) is a man-made protein. Natural interferons are produced to help the immune system fight viral infections and certain cancer growths. Interferon alfa-2a has similar actions to natural interferons and is used to treat AIDS-related Kaposi''s sarcoma, certain types of hepatitis, and leukemia or other cancers. Generic interferon alfa-2a injections are not available. ...
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