Friday, November 11, 2011

Small Study Shows Promise of a Vaccine for Metastatic Breast and Ovarian Cancer

By Anna Azvolinsky
Breast and ovarian cancer patients with limited tumor burden and minimal prior chemotherapy appear to have benefited from a novel vaccine, according to trial results just published in Clinical Cancer Research. This trial, and especially the over 3-year sustained response of a patient with advanced breast cancer shows the potential of a therapeutic vaccine for improved outcomes in a selective subset of patients.

No comments:

Post a Comment