Cancer breakthrough is what we've waited for

2013-04-29T00:00:00Z Cancer breakthrough is what we've waited for nwitimes.com
April 29, 2013 12:00 am

Amid all the doom and gloom permeating American news, one report shined like a beacon from atop a hill. As reported March 28 by Huffington Post: "Cancer Drug That Shrinks All Tumors Set To Begin Human Clinical Trials."

Some details: A one-for-all antibody has successfully blocked a specific protein, CD 47, from tricking the immune system from destroying it. The drug treatment has shrunk or killed each human cancerous tumor -- breast, ovarian, colon, bladder, brain, liver and prostate in mice --- with few side effects. The California Institute of Regenerative Medicine is now preparing its first phase for human clinical testing.

Now this is the kind of hope and change for which we are praying!

- Joan Marinello, Valparaiso

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