TV News LIES

Monday, Apr 24th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Health Experimental vaccine shows promise for ovarian cancer

Experimental vaccine shows promise for ovarian cancer

E-mail Print PDF

vaccineA novel but preliminary new treatment for ovarian cancer has apparently produced complete remission for one patient with an advanced form of the disease, researchers are reporting.

The promising results of a phase 1 clinical trial for the immunotherapy approach also showed that seven other women had no measurable disease at the end of the trial, the researchers added.

Their results are scheduled to be presented Saturday at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Ovarian cancer is fairly rare -- an estimated 1.38 percent of females born today will be diagnosed with the condition -- but it's an especially deadly form of cancer because it is usually diagnosed in an advanced stage.

The new treatment uses a personalized vaccine to try to teach the body's immune system how to fight off tumors.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Study: Readiness of public access AEDs is surprisingly low

AED - automated external defibillatorResearch shows that areas of the United States where there are high numbers of unregistered automated...

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy asked to resign, replaced by nurse

Sylvia Trent-Adams appointed Surgeon GeneralU.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was asked to resign Friday and was replaced by Rear Adm....

2nd doctor charged in genital mutilation case

Genital mutilation charges against second doctor in MichiganFor the second time in a week, authorities have charged a Detroit-area doctor with breaking a...

Dutch 'abortion boat' arrives off the coast of Mexico

Dutch abortion boat reaches MexicoA Dutch sailing boat offering abortions has arrived in international waters off Mexico's west coast, according...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!