Vaccine May Eliminate Tumors In Early Breast Cancer

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EmaxHealth Health News

By Deborah Mitchell for eMaxHealth.com

Four injections of a new cancer vaccine resulted in the elimination of tumors in nearly 20% of women with a form of early breast cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). Discovery of the cancer vaccine may also help researchers apply their findings to invasive breast cancer and other certain solid tumors.

Cancer vaccine may fight early breast cancer

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is the most common type of non-invasive breast cancer. This form of breast cancer originates in the milk ducts and has not spread beyond that point into normal surrounding breast tissue.

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