Skip to comments.Cancer 'vaccine' eliminates tumors in mice
Posted on 02/05/2018 7:13:59 AM PST by mac_truck
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."
One agent is currently already approved for use in humans; the other has been tested for human use in several unrelated clinical trials. A clinical trial was launched in January to test the effect of the treatment in patients with lymphoma.
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Full speed ahead, then.
Great news!..................for mice!...............
I thank God daily for people that do research. Until cancer or other difficult medical issue hits close to home can one appreciate the work.
Yes, but this is a vaccine, and the anti-vaxers are going to condemn it.
Great news for tumor type cancers!
Fingers remaining crossed for blood cancers
Just what we need - healthier mice!
Now, kick your peers, in their ‘six’, hard enough, to get to work on, Traumatic Brain Injury!!! THEN, Kick them HARD enough, to give them, Traumatic Butt Injury, to really work hard.
Great news, especially since President Trump wants to allow terminal patients the option of choosing experimental drugs for treatment.
Good news except the FDA will take 90 years to approve it so as to not to damage the profits of a multi-billion dollar industry
Are they testing this on the Rat called McCain? Is that why he is still with US?
The author clearly doesn't understand how drug patents work.
I hope that human trials do not drag out. I know that many late term cancer patients would be willing to take that treatment now.
so does putting your body in ketosis.
Problem is, they will NEVER find a cure for RATS.
And, before human trials can even be THOUGHT about, some one/thing will come along and nix the option.
Sorry, but don’t we have enough dying\incarcerated to test every POSSIBLE cure\vaccine\etc.?
Why do we need a part of Fedzilla, whom cannot even green-light that while has been in use for DECADES in the rest of the world, side-lining anything that doesn’t grease palms when there are those WILLING (Yes, I answered my own [rhetorical] question)?
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