American researchers have tested a new vaccine that can fight several types of cancer.
The researchers analyzed HER2 protein because of its increased synthesis associated with growth of tumors, according to Science Daily.
They created an agent who is using the HER2 protein as biomarkers. He directs all the protective forces of the immune system to fight cancer cells. Drug created on the basis of immune cells (leukocytes) of patients.
The vaccine against cancer
Previous studies have shown the effectiveness of the methodology in the non-proliferation of the growth of large tumors and metastases of lung cancer in mice.
In the first phase of the clinical study of 11 patients who received an increased dose of vaccine, 6 improved condition. In one patient with ovarian cancer division of tumor cells stopped at 89 weeks in one patient with bowel cancer was partly a reaction to the therapy, which lasted 16 weeks.
In 4 patients with prostate cancer and one patient with ovarian cancer changes observed. The effect was not the introduction of smaller doses of the drug.
Scientists have created a vaccine against dangerous types of cancer
This therapy reduces the risk of side effects after the use of traditional chemotherapy. They boil down to irritation at the injection site.
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