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Cancer 'vaccine' eliminates tumors in mice, researchers find

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(Worthy News) - Injecting minute amounts of two immune-stimulating agents directly into solid tumors in mice can eliminate all traces of cancer in the animals, including distant, untreated metastases, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

The approach works for many different types of cancers, including those that arise spontaneously, the study found.

The researchers believe the local application of very small amounts of the agents could serve as a rapid and relatively inexpensive cancer therapy that is unlikely to cause the adverse side effects often seen with bodywide immune stimulation.

"When we use these two agents together, we see the elimination of tumors all over the body," said Ronald Levy, MD, professor of oncology. "This approach bypasses the need to identify tumor-specific immune targets and doesn't require wholesale activation of the immune system or customization of a patient's immune cells." [ Source: Medical Express (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Cancer 'vaccine' eliminates tumors in mice, researchers find

  1. This is exciting news. President Trump mentioned in his SOTU address that he would like to make potentially life saving treatments such as this available to terminal patients, a policy that could greatly speed up research.

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