Navigation Links
New Prostate Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

Preliminary results from a study on a vaccine made from the immune system cells of prostate cancer patients show it to be a promising. Dr. Johannes Vieweg, associate professor of urology and an assistant professor of immunology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, tested the vaccine on 13 men with metastatic prostate cancer.//

The vaccine uses the men's own dendritic cells, extracted white blood cells (WBC) that activate the immune system by impeding substances that trigger an immune attack. These dendritic cells contain genetic information or RNA, a derivative of DNA, from a substance secreted by the prostate gland called prostate specific antigen. PSA, prostate-specific antigen levels increase in prostate cancer patients. These dendritic cells are then injected under the patient's skin to trigger immune system to destroy the tumor.

Patients received three doses of the vaccine at increased levels each time. Vieweg said four men developed flu-like symptoms and fever and four men experienced inflammation at the injection site, but overall, the vaccine was well tolerated. Vieweg points out this vaccine could have applications in other cancers, particularly kidney and skin cancer.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy
2. Radioactive Seeds used in Prostate Cancer treatment can migrate with the body
3. Hormone Therapy applicable for Prostate Cancer
4. Prostate cancer and Vitamins
5. Response to chemotherapy could be measured by Prostate-Specific Antigen Doubling Time
6. Early Detection Of Prostate Cancer
7. Awareness increase Prostate cancer detection
8. Better Prostate Cancer Test
9. Stopping Prostate Cancer from Spreading
10. Drug might prevent Prostate Cancer Spread
11. Prevention of Prostate Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 22, 2017 , ... ... book on the fallacy of an obligatory tithe, and the freedom experienced when ... is the creation of published author, Lysa M. Harrison. , Published by Christian ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... HOUSTON, Texas (PRWEB) , ... September 22, 2017 ... ... leading network of independent freestanding emergency rooms is celebrating the one year anniversary ... anniversary of our facility opening,” said Dr. Otinwa, Facility Medical Director of First ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... September 22, 2017 , ... ... to help you brush more effectively even on the go. Their electric toothbrushes ... gingivitis and gum inflammation, with UV sanitizing technology. Combining leading edge Enke technology ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... ... From Home”: a moving compilation of letters that remind readers of the fact ... the creation of published author, John Allred, a passionate leader of ministry to new ... has traveled and ministered on four continents. , “It is my hope and daily ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 22, 2017 , ... ... preserve fertility and create life. Although frozen embryos have a slight statistical advantage ... , “Egg freezing is a wonderful opportunity for women undergoing medical treatment or ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/22/2017)... , Sept. 22, 2017 AVACEN Medical ... device is now successfully helping those with the widespread ... Fibromyalgia diagnosed Amanda in Essex, England ... and washing my hair, experiencing no sleep at all, ... painful spasm… I cannot recommend [the AVACEN 100] enough, ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... , Sept. 18, 2017 ... fields of bioinformatics and immune engineering, today ... protective avian influenza A (H7N9) vaccine. ... related to seasonal influenza and presents a ... on prior exposure to be effective. Using ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... FRANCISCO , Sept. 12, 2017  ValGenesis ... Management Solutions (VLMS), is pleased to announce the ... a member of its Board of Directors and ... ValGenesis VLMS enables life science companies to manage ... the use of paper in this process. Furthermore, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: