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Cancer Vaccines

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Latest Headlines

MUC1 cancer vaccine starts in the clinic

Oncothyreon ($ONTY), which takes its name from the Greek words for 'tumor' and 'shield', has enrolled the first patient into its inaugural ONT-10 clinical trial.

Cell-based pancreatic cancer vaccine increases survival

BioSante Pharmaceuticals' ($BPAX) shares rose 14% on the news its pancreatic cancer vaccine increased survival by around 60%.

Prostate cancer vaccine teams up with antibody

Sometimes, the sum of the parts is greater than the whole, and this can be true for cancer therapies as well. Researchers are hoping that combining Prostvac, the investigational therapeutic cancer...

Gynecological cancer vaccine enters clinical trials

While the incidence of ovarian cancer is around a fifth of that of breast cancer, the number of deaths from the disease is about half of the more common breast cancer. Despite surgery and...

Bacterial cancer vaccines show glimpses of activity

Therapeutic vaccines could prove to be a good way to tackle cancer. A few shots and--it is hoped--only a few side effects, rather than long treatments with traditional chemotherapy drugs that make...

Ovarian cancer vaccine clinical trial begins enrollment

Ovarian cancer is a steady, silent killer--its diagnosis is easy to miss and there are few options to prevent recurrence after treatment. Australian biotech company Prima BioMed's vaccine, known...

Women's own cells could blast breast cancer

The idea of using your own cells to create a vaccine seems to be the ultimate in personalized medicine, and results from a breast cancer trial bring this idea yet another step closer. After receiving...

Late-stage Galena vax offers hope for breast cancer patients

Oregon's Galena Biopharma ($GALE) is edging closer to a submission for NeuVax after the initiation of a Phase III trial for its vaccine to prevent HER2 1+ and 2+ breast cancer recurrence in the...

Researchers target multiple tumors in new cancer vaccine study

Targeting a variety of tumor types, the Roswell Park Cancer Institute has begun recruiting patients for an early-stage clinical trial to test an experimental cancer vaccine. The vaccine, or...

Breast cancer vaccine set for large-scale testing

A breast cancer vaccine spearheaded by the military is due to begin large-scale clinical trials early this year in preparation for FDA submission, according to a recent report by the American Forces...