New Immune Therapy Successfully Treats Brain Tumors in Mice, Duke University Medical Center Study  
12/18/2012 7:33:10 AM

Using an artificial protein that stimulates the body's natural immune system to fight cancer, a research team at Duke Medicine has engineered a lethal weapon that kills brain tumors in mice while sparing other tissue. If it can be shown to work in humans, it would overcome a major obstacle that has hampered the effectiveness of immune-based therapies.