A new therapeutic vaccine 15 years in the making could make cancer kill itself.
Argos Therapeutics Identifies Immune Response Marker Connected to Prolonged Overall Survival in mRCC Patients Treated With AGS-003
Updated Immune Analysis From Phase 2 Clinical Trial Presented at 2012 Markers in Cancer Meeting
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There has recently been published a report in the journal, "Cancer," that shows death rates for Americans dying from malignancies continue to trend downward.
Dr. David Avigan, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, says "The goal of the vaccine is to see whether one can really re-educate our immune system to see cancer cells as foreign."
Data presented at the Markers in Cancer Meeting, October 11, Hollywood, Fla., demonstrates that a specific tumor-reactive cytotoxic T cell (CTL) subset (CD28+/CCR7+/CD45RA- phenotype) displaying a broad Markers of Immune Function (MIFs) profile correlates with progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) in patients treated with AGS-003.
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Seventy-six doctors in twenty-two states were contacted by the FDA because they may have purchased counterfeit Avastin from a "little-known drug wholesaler, Montana Healthcare Solutions," reported the Wall Street Journal.
Read about Argos Therapeutics Inc.'s ADAPT study and immunotherapy development, presented at our annual symposium in Chicago.
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