Glioblastoma is the most common and most severe form of brain cancer and of the 12,000 new cases diagnosed each year, doctors say 10,000 will die from the disease. In the fall of 2015, Margie Kruse was diagnosed with glioblastoma, …
A vaccine that jumpstarts the immune system is showing promise in keeping a deadly type of cancerous brain tumor at bay. A vaccine that jump-starts the immune system is showing promise in keeping a deadly type of cancerous brain
He knew something was wrong in late 2008. He had headaches, was unsteady on his feet, became confused while performing his daily tasks as a livestock farmer and logger. Initially, doctors didn't know what Leslie Robertson's …
This new anti-cancer vaccine was created by exposing Rat Glioma (RG2) cancer cells, representative of GlioBlastoma Multiforme ("GBM"), a deadly form of human brain cancer, to proprietary and patented stressors extracorporeally …
HACKENSACK, N.J. — His form of brain tumor brings a brutal prognosis — most patients die within a year of diagnosis — but Keith Flood is receiving what could be a breakthrough vaccine that researchers say offers the possibility of …
The first results of a multicenter Phase 2 clinical trial on a new brain cancer vaccine tailored to a patient's own tumor will be announced on Monday at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2011 Annual Meeting in Chicago. The …
N.C. — A cancer patient who thought he was facing a death sentence said that Duke Hospital's research into a brain-tumor vaccine gave him a new lease on life. {{mebed href="video-5021663"}} A year go, Alan Ferraro, 60, of New …
Other medical centers around the world have taken different approaches to cancer immunology. Duke University is working with a polio virus vaccine to induce the immune system to fight brain tumors. The Mayo Clinic is doing a similar trial …
BOSTON (CBS) – A new vaccine is giving hope to patients with one of the most dangerous cancers. “I’m so lucky. I feel very lucky.” It’s hard to believe how Margaret Kruse, a mother of four, could possibly feel lucky when last fall doctors …
The 54-year-old Long Island patient is upbeat and hopeful, confident that a vaccination she received a few months ago has set her on the path to long-lasting health. Yet, the shot in the arm was unlike an immunization against measles or the …