Trials show new cancer vaccine could improve patient survival for some lung cancers by nearly half

Posted in Medicine on 13th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

A French biotechnology company said that its cancer vaccine was effective in decreasing the risk of death for people with some lung cancers by 41%.

Cancer vaccines – where are we?

Posted in Medicine, Science on 15th Mar, 2023
by Alex Muller

Vaccinations (vaccines) have been a game changer in the medical world and human health. They’ve helped protect us from measles and mumps, polio, and most recently COVID-19. They’ve even eradicated smallpox, one of the deadliest diseases in human history. Can they do something similar for cancer?

New partnership to boost research into vaccines for cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 14th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

New cancer trials to begin using personalised treatment to save lives.

Vaccine shown to prolong life of patients with aggressive brain cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 21st Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

Trial results suggest people with newly diagnosed glioblastoma could potentially be given extra years of life.

Could Covid vaccine technology crack cancer?

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2022
by Alex Muller

Many promising cancer trials end in failure. It may be several years before we know if BioNTech's treatments for bowel cancer, melanoma and other tumour types really do live up to the hype.