Tuesday, April 24, 2012

devastating illness – brain cancer.

Scientists are hard at work developing a new vaccine that can actually help cure a patient of a devastating illness – brain cancer.
... The experimental vaccine specifically affects glioblastoma, a very deadly type of brain tumor. Right now, surgeons can actually remove about 99 percent of this brain tumor. But the small cancer cells can usually be left behind and these can multiplyswiftly and even resist treatments. The vaccine is built to target these wayward cancer cells. The vaccine makes use of smartcells, basically the same cells that come from the patient’s body but placed with proteins that help attack the tumor cell

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