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Offline Justin Kissel

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Pitt Researchers Report Cancer Vaccine Success
« on: January 08, 2013, 04:18:11 AM »
Pitt Researchers Report Cancer Vaccine Success

The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute has announced initial success of a vaccine that triggers the immune response against colon cancer.
 
The study, involving 39 patients at the highest risk for colon cancer, helps to switch the focus of cancer-vaccine research from treatment to prevention. The Pitt trial also advances efforts to use the same vaccine against 80 percent of all cancers, including pancreatic, lung, prostate and breast cancers...

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Re: Pitt Researchers Report Cancer Vaccine Success
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2013, 05:04:46 AM »
Another reason why I believe that medical science is on the verge of revolutionary breakthrough. I think that we'll have a definitive cure/prevention for cancer within 100-200 years.
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Re: Pitt Researchers Report Cancer Vaccine Success
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2013, 10:04:53 AM »
Fingers crossed.
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