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Cancer vaccines report mixed fortunes at ASCO

At the cancer conference ASCO, researchers reported weak Phase III results for a telomerase peptide vaccine, GV1001, in pancreatic cancer patients. Most other cancer vaccines presented at the conference are at earlier stages of development.

U.K. researchers report big immunotherapy flop for long-sought cancer vaccine

Not all the immunotherapies have impressed at ASCO in Chicago. A large Phase III study of the immunotherapy GV1001 showed an insignificant difference in overall survival between pancreatic cancer patients treated with the experimental treatment and those taking standard chemotherapy.