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    News development Reuters) - Germany has granted Northwest Biotherapeutics Inc special permission to sell its experimental brain cancer drug in the country, the company said, and its stock jumped as much as 36 percent. The tiny U.S. biotech received a special "hospital exemption" in Germany, allowing Northwest to sell the injectable drug for five years even though it has not completed its late-stage trial of the immu...

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      What a great attitude! Very inspring story!

      March 18 at 12:58 AM view post
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        My sincere condolences to you and your family Glitzy. My thoughts and prayers are with you! John

        February 20 at 2:14 AM view post
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          Tammy...this was a comment at bottom posted on article about DCVax from Long Island Brain Tumor Center plus listing for Compassionate Use I found interesting. Long Island Brain Tumor Center web site listing DCVax-L and Compassionate Use! http://longislandbraintumorcenter.com/clinicaltrials.html •Sponsor: J. Paul Duic, M.D. Compassionate Use of DCVax-L, Autologous Dendritic Cells Pulsed with Tumor...

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            Look at all of your options and there are so many new treatments and therapy being used to fight cancer. I found this one listed below that may be an option for your mom. Hope this helps in your research to find the best option for treatment. Purpose The study comprises a Phase I component during which the optimal dose ofDCVax-Directfor the treatment of solid tissue tumors will be identified, followed by a Phas...

            February 07 at 12:38 PM view post
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              Bella, It sounds like you live in Florida. I would have your oncologist contact Principal Investigator for an immune therapy trial at MD Anderson in Orlando and Houston. It is called DCVax-Direct and is getting a lot of news and interest around US cancer centers. Here is the contact information from clinical trials site. Good luck and have a Happy Holiday! Locations United States, Florida MD Anderson C...

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                MD Anderson in Houston and Orlando has a clinical trial that is pretty promising called DCVax in which it is like a flu short into the solid tumors and in pre-clinical achieved over 80%remission of the tumors. After 60 days, when injected back into the mice the body had immune memory and cancer did not return. Here is the link: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01882946?term=DCVax+Direct&rank=1 Good lu...

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                  Eligibility Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years Genders Eligible for Study:   Both Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No Criteria Inclusion Criteria (summary): Age between 18 and 75 years (inclusive) at screening. Karnofsky performance status (KPS) of 60 or higher or Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) 0-2 at screening. Patients with a histological or c...

                  November 24 at 12:57 PM view discussion
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                    Here is one very exciting and promising trial you might want to look into and Dr. Subbiah (contact info below) at MD Anderson in Houstion is great and will respond if you send him an email. A PHASE I/II CLINICAL TRIAL EVALUATINGDCVax-Direct, AUTOLOGOUS ACTIVATED DENDRITIC CELLS FOR INTRATUMORAL INJECTION, IN PATIENTS WITH SOLID TUMORS Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years Genders Eli...

                    November 24 at 12:26 PM view post
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                      She would need to qualify but contact MD Anderson in Houston and see if she can get in to DCVax-Direct. This vaccine provides some hope....it is worth a try. God bless and good luck! Locations United States, Florida MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando Recruiting Orlando, Florida, United States, 32806 Contact: Mollie Geismer, RN, PhD, CCRP     321-841-5206    Mollie.Geism...

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