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Medicine

Submission + - Could This Be The End Of Cancer?

adeelarshad82 writes: It's a disease that kills millions a year and a slew of hoped-for miracle treatments have gone nowhere until recently. In an interesting change of events, scientists say vaccines could hold the key—not just to a cure but to wiping out cancer forever. Shari Baker, who was diagnosed with stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer in 2005, signed up for clinical trial at the University of Washington. A vaccine was injected into her upper arm; she got five more shots over the next five months. Today, with scans detecting no cancer anywhere, Baker seems to have beaten some extremely stiff odds.
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Could This Be The End Of Cancer?

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