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Promise in US vaccine trial for brain tumour
Glioblastoma brain tumour patients hopeful after clinical trial shows encouraging results.
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2012 11:46



A clinical trial is under way in the US to find a treatment for the most aggressive form of brain tumour.

Patients with Glioblastoma usually die within five to nine months, but while there are still years of testing to be done, early results with an experimental vaccine are encouraging.

Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports.

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