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Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Clinical Trial Begins at Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Date:5/22/2008

Dr. Sybilann Williams, gynecologic oncologist and surgeon at CTCA along with Dr. David Berd, chief medical officer of AVAX, will serve as investigators.

"CTCA offers a powerful combination of traditional and innovative therapies provided by a team of cancer experts who work with each patient individually, to determine the appropriate combination of therapies to fight cancer," Dr. Williams said. "Ovarian cancer is a very complex disease that is often resistant to chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. CTCA will offer our patients the opportunity to be involved in another ground-breaking step in the fight against ovarian cancer."

The American Cancer Society ranks ovarian cancer as the eighth most common cancer among women, and it is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women. It is estimated that there will be 21,650 new cases of ovarian cancer in the U.S. in 2008 and 15,520 cancer-related deaths. Ovarian cancer occurs in about one out of every 69 women, according to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

"We are enthusiastic about receiving FDA clearance to start this important clinical trial and with the opportunity it affords us to collaborate with CTCA," stated AVAX's Dr. Berd. "Clearly, better treatments for ovarian cancer are needed and we hope the vaccine will eventually find its place as a relatively non-toxic therapeutic alternative for these patients.

More information about the vaccine trial, ovarian cancer, and ovarian cancer treatment can be found at http://www.cancercenter.com/landing-pages/ovarian-cancer/default.cfm. Patients interested in the clinical trial may contact a CTCA Oncology Information Specialist at 877-98-TRIAL.

About Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Founded in 1988, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) is a network of cancer treatment hospitals and community oncology programs in Ill
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