Vaccine for cancer that killed Tessa Jowell 'remarkably promising'

Vaccine for cancer that killed Tessa Jowell 'remarkably promising'
 

A vaccine could help to significantly extend the lives of people diagnosed with the brain cancer that killed ex-Labour cabinet minister Tessa Jowell, early trial results suggest.
People with glioblastoma who took part in the study lived more than twice as long as those on standard treatments in many cases, researchers say.
The vaccine works by using the body's immune cells to target the cancer.
A cancer charity said preliminary results seemed "remarkably promising".
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30 May 2018 in Health, Views: 28
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