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Mayo Clinic sees hope in breast cancer vaccine

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By: Kristin Bender From: fox32chicago.com (KTVU) – Treating breast cancer has long involved addressing two problems: eliminating cancer cells from the tumor and preventing the disease from returning. Experts say the key may be to stimulate and strengthen the body’s immune system to do both jobs. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Florida announced they are working on a new …

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Breast Cancer Vaccine Trial May Blaze Trail to Stopping Cancer

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From: healthline.com A trial is underway for a breast cancer vaccine. Scientists are hoping this latest immunotherapy will help keep patients from developing cancer again. Researchers are hoping that they’ll soon break ground in a new medical frontier. Vaccines that can stop cancer. Currently, the only vaccine designed to prevent cancer is the HPV vaccine. However, that shot protects against …

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Breast Cancer Vaccine Personalized

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By: Bianca Castro From: nbcdfw.com Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in American women. More than 300,000 women will be diagnosed this year. Researchers are working on a vaccine that could lead to prevention. “Your general practitioner who normally says ‘everything is fine’ goes pale,” said Barbara Popoli, while speaking in front of lawmakers to push for more …

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Doctors hope new breast cancer vaccine will save lives

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By: Brittany Jones From: actionnewsjax.com Part of a nearly $13.3 million Department of Defense grant will be used in our area to develop a vaccine for breast cancer. Currently, 280 patients are participating in the trial. Dr. Keith Knutson has been working with breast cancer patients for about ten years. “In addition to me being touched, the burden breast cancer …

Could This Breast Cancer Vaccine Be a Game Changer?

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By Leo Sun Breast cancer claims more than 40,000 lives in the United States annually and is one of the leading causes of death for females globally. However, every year biotech companies are making incredible advances in breast cancer treatments that could eventually eradicate this debilitating disease. A breast cancer vaccine One of the most promising new treatments is Galena Biopharma‘s …