Possible vaccine for mesothelioma proven safe

Thursday, March 4, 2010 - 08:14 in Health & Medicine

Researchers have demonstrated the safety of a potential vaccine against mesothelioma, a rare cancer associated primarily with asbestos exposure. The vaccine, which infuses uses a patient's own dendritic cells with antigen from the patient's tumor, was able to induce a T-cell response against mesothelioma tumors.

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