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*Using the immune system*, Cancer vaccine shows promising results - CNN (video)

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An experimental treatment for cancer patients uses a vaccine made from a patient’s own tumor. CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports.

- the approach that we take is that we actually do the surgery, we take the tumor out, and then we make the vaccine directly from that individual patient tumor, and then give that vaccine back to the patient.
- the vaccine triggers the body's immune system to attack multiple spots on the tumor cells.



Cancer vaccine shows promising results

An experimental treatment for cancer patients uses a vaccine made from a patient’s own tumor. CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports.

http://cnn.com/video/?/video/health/2010/09/14/pkg.gupta.brain.tumor.cnn