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US and Israel Set to Launch Joint Breast Cancer Vaccine Trials

by Bidita Debnath on  December 8, 2012 at 6:34 PM Clinical Trials News   - G J E 4
Xinhua reported that Jerusalem-based Teva Pharmaceuticals and US-based Galena Biopharma are set to begin major clinical trials of a breast cancer treatment.

This clinical trials holds promise of vaccination against several varieties of the disease.
 US and Israel Set to Launch Joint Breast Cancer Vaccine Trials
US and Israel Set to Launch Joint Breast Cancer Vaccine Trials
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The study of the NeuVax Phase III PRESENT are expected to be held at four locations in Israel, according to a statement released by the two firms Wednesday.

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"We are embarking on a very exciting and innovative venue for the adjuvant treatment of early breast cancer," said Noa Efrat Ben-Baruch, head of the department of oncology at Kaplan Medical Centre, near Tel Aviv.

"In this study we are boosting the body's natural immune system to deal with possible residual cancer cells still present. The biological reasoning behind this treatment is sound," she said.

Source: IANS
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