Cell Genesys Halts VITAL-2 GVAX Trial in Advanced Prostate Cancer

As my regular readers probably have noted from prior posts, I am a strong advocate for research and the development of a prostate cancer vaccine. A cancer vaccine is different from the more “common” types of vaccines that are familiar to us. The “common” vaccines (i.e. tetanus or polio) are administered prior to having an [...]

GVAX, A Potential Immunotherapy May Be On The Horizon

I want to apologize because I have not posted anything in the last few days. I thank the few people who sent an e-mail expressing concern. On Friday evening I flew to San Diego with my wife to participate in the American Association of Cancer Researchers (AACR) Scientist-Survivor program. It is a really fantastic program [...]