This Cancer Treatment Works Like A Flu Shot
A vaccine to help treat cancer just passed its first phase of testing.By Ben Lawson | January 2, 2016
A cancer-treating drug that works like a flu shot is getting closer to approval.
The treatment works like a vaccine. It takes a cancer patient's tumor cells and uses them in a specialized, monthly injection. This allows an individual's immune system to fight the disease. (Video via KXAS)
"Change from an acute deadly disease to a chronic disease, probably we do the same for hypertension or diabetes. We don’t cure, but we control the disease," said Dr. Maurizio Ghisoli.