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Mayo Clinic researchers use human vaccine to cure prostate cancer in mice

Mayo Clinic investigators and collaborators from the United Kingdom cured well-established prostate tumors in mice using a human vaccine with no apparent side effects. This novel cancer treatment approach encourages the immune system to rid itself of prostate tumors without assistance from toxic chemotherapies and radiation treatments. Such a treatment model could some day… Mayo Clinic researchers use human vaccine to cure prostate cancer in mice   



Bristol’s Yervoy falls short in prostate cancer study

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co’s immunotherapy drug Yervoy failed to significantly prolong survival among patients with advanced prostate cancer who had previously received chemotherapy, according to limited data from the first late-stage study of the drug for the condition.

Yervoy (ipilimumab) frees the immune system to attack and kill cancer cells by blocking the action of… Bristol’s Yervoy falls short in prostate cancer study   



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