Vaccine for breast cancer ‘in 3 years’

Posted on January 16th, 2012 by

A jab that trains immune systems to destroy tumours worked in 90 PER CENT of cases in lab tests… A team from the University of Georgia, US, developed the vaccine and medics are now beginning tests on human cells… Co-author Professor Sandra Gendler, of the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, US, added: "This is the first time a vaccine has been developed that trains the immune system to distinguish and kill cancer cells based on their different sugar structures."

The Sun (UK), by Emma Little,  12/2011

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Sandra Gendler

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