18 Nov '11, 7pm

Cuba Makes Cancer Treatment Breakthrough | Care2 Causes

Cuba Makes Cancer Treatment Breakthrough | Care2 Causes

At the 29th Havana International Fair, Cuban health researchers showed off a number of new cancer treatments . One of them, a therapeutic vaccine designed to treat tumors in lung cancer patients, is being heralded as a major breakthrough. Although the vaccine doesn’t cure cancer, it creates antibodies that make the disease manageable and provides hope for patients who were not showing any improvement from treatments like chemotherapy and radiotherapy. According to the New Internationalist , the vaccine has been tested and rolled out in Cuba. The vaccine has already been tested on 1,000 patients in Cuba and is being distributed at hospitals there free of charge. That’s a big deal for a country where smoking is part of the national culture and a leading cause of death. If it proves as successful as researchers say it is, it should give those suffering from lung cancer reason...

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