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Glioblastoma Multiforme Brain Tumor Vaccine Being Tested In Miami To Treat The Most Aggressive Brain Cancer

Glioblastoma Multiforme Brain Tumor Vaccine

Researchers in Miami are testing what they have called a new vaccine intended to treat the most common and deadly form of brain cancer known as glioblastoma multiforme. Technically, this is not a real vaccine as they are taking cells from the patients, adding some proteins, and giving back to the system healthy cells which are intended to kill the cancer cells. With minimum side-effects from this type of bio-engineering we are able to manipulate our own immune system in order to achieve amazing results. These new clinical trials are currently being conducted by a number of different researchers in the hopes of discovering cures for the most aggressive forms of cancer such as brain tumors.

When asked whether or not this new research would have any potential benefits on curing other forms of cancer, Dr. David Samadi told Foxnews.com:

“Yes. The answer is that we are on the right path, but, of course there is a lot more research that needs to be done with this.”

This breakthrough “brain cancer vaccine” may may be used by doctors to one day treat the same deadly brain cancer that killed former senator Ted Kennedy and baseball legend Gary Carter in addition to leading to new forms of treatment for other forms of cancer.

Glioblastoma multiforme, often referred to by the acronym GBM, is the most commonly occurring aggressive malignant primary brain tumor found in the human species. GBM accounts for 52% of all brain tumor cases pertaining to functional tissue. Regardless of how prevalent GBM may seem based on these statistics, it’s certainly worth noting that GBMs only occur in 2-3 out of every 100,000 people in North America and Europe combined.

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5 Responses to “Glioblastoma Multiforme Brain Tumor Vaccine Being Tested In Miami To Treat The Most Aggressive Brain Cancer”

  1. Kelly Hallack Ogilbee

    Sorry to say But Brain Tumors are on the rise and there are more than 2-3 out of 10000 getting them! My husband is fighting one which is 1 grade less than a GBM….and children get these all the time…..we need a cure and FAST!

  2. Anita Tallarico-Snack

    So true..That means there should be more funding for research to cure them..just like the other cancers that are alwayed talked about..I am also a survivor..6 yrs and counting..OSU will have tumor vaccine trials this year. I'm not sure when exactly..Hoping I won't need to participate b/c I'll remain in remission..Kel, You all are always in my prayers.. as well as the others battling this monster…

  3. Bruce Lee

    WOW, this is SUPER SMART… I've been recently obsessed with the benefits of NATURAL KILLER CELLS- which can be magnified in several ways, principally via diet and exercise. EAT A LOT OF SPICES, like garlic, ginseng, curry, black pepper, white pepper, in general the spicier the better. Mild exercise… If you like this, read up on Natural Killer Cells.

    But dang, this is a FANTASTIC approach for seriously aggressive tumors! This is AMAZING super science and will probably save countless lives! Keep up the good work! And to the boys upstairs, you might want to fund this one…