Monday December 18th 2017

Vaccines: Looking Within for Cancer Treament

It’s been 10 years since Tom Liebert received an experimental cancer vaccine to treat his multiple myeloma, and he still wonders: Did it work?

The question nags at him, but not always. After all, he’s still alive and singing with a barbershop quartet in Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. And while he knows multiple myeloma is currently incurable, it is treatable. “The definition of a cure for me is that I die from something other than myeloma,” says the retired electrical engineer and computer scientist, now 60.
Read more at Cancer Today, here.

 

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