Latin America receives the first vaccine against lung cancer

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The National Administration of Drugs, Food and Medical Technology of Argentina has approved the first therapeutic vaccine against lung cancer. It will be available in July.

Latin America receives the first vaccine against lung cancer

Vaxira is Racotumomab, which was developed by scientists from Argentina, Cuba, Brazil and Singapore for 18 years. Receive free Argentine citizens and Cubans.

Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay and Turkey are about to begin the process of approval and launch.

While we can not say that this vaccine is the solution of the disease does increase the life expectancy of patients. Lets extend to two years for the human body to benefit the immune system. Containing an antigen, that is create NGcGM3 antibody in the tumor cell surface and help to destroy the cell help residue.

In Argentina, some 9,000 people die each year from lung cancer. It is not yet possible to detect the disease early, so the deadly remains high worldwide. 90% of patients do not survive more than five years.


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