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Cuban cancer vaccine to be tested in Britain


November 28th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A therapeutic vaccine for advanced lung cancer, which was created by scientists at Cuba's Centre for Molecular Immunology, will be tested in Britain.The medication, which was ... Read more...

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Leukaemia vaccine goes on clinical trial


February 1st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists in Britain are set to begin the first human trials of a revolutionary cancer vaccine that could save thousands of lives a year.The immune-boosting leukaemia jab will ... Read more...

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Scientists use patient’s tumor to form cancer vaccine


November 25th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a novel way to approach cancer treatment.They say that a new process for creating a personalized vaccine may become a crucial tool in ... Read more...

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New research brings cancer vaccine a step closer


November 5th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Scientists have discovered one of the reasons why many previous attempts to harness the immune system to treat cancerous tumours have failed - a feat that could revolutionise ... Read more...

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New DNA-cancer vaccine starves tumours of blood


May 25th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Scientists at the Karolinska Institutet have developed a DNA-vaccine that restricts the supply of blood to tumours.The vaccine slows the growth of breast cancer tumours in mice.If a ... Read more...

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First prostrate cancer vaccine a major breakthrough, says Oncologist


May 9th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Renowned oncologist Anuradha Hooda on Sunday said that the first vaccine to treat prostrate cancer Provenge, is a major scientific breakthrough in fighting the disease.The Government ... Read more...

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Stem cells that ‘fool immune system’ may help fight cancer


October 8th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): A vaccine containing stem cells could help provide a vaccination against colon cancer, say scientists from the United States and China.In the study published in Stem Cells, boffins ... Read more...

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Antigen-laden disks rally immune system against tumours in mice


January 23rd, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 23 (ANI): Harvard University researchers have shown that small plastic disks, when impregnated with tumour-specific antigens and implanted under the skin, can coax the mammalian immune system to attack ... Read more...

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Vaccine implants get immune system to attack tumours


January 23rd, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Small plastic discs impregnated with tumour-specific antigens, embedded under the skin, can reprogramme the immune system to attack tumours, according to new research.The research - which rid 90 ... Read more...

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Cancer vaccine kicks up controversy in India


December 30th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) An advertising blitz launched by a multinational drug firm to promote its high profile but controversial cancer vaccine has left Indian households confused and health workers worried.The 15-second ... Read more...

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Math may help treat leukemia


June 20th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): If your kid complains that his math homework is of no use in real life, convey him this simple message the subject can help cure leukemia.In ... Read more...

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Protein find brings pancreatic cancer vaccine closer to reality


February 16th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston have discovered that mesothelin, a protein that promotes pancreatic cancer, could provide a new vaccine against the deadly disease.They found ... Read more...

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Much-sought-after cancer vaccine on the anvil


November 14th, 2007 - 3:03 am ICT by admin
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Clinical trial of novel brain cancer vaccine in progress at NYU


November 14th, 2007 - 2:36 am ICT by admin
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