- 41,000 women in the U.S. are expected to die of breast cancer in 2018
- BriaCell is developing a breast cancer drug that can be quickly prepared for individualized treatment
- Clinical trials demonstrate tumor shrinkage with no serious side effects
- BriaCell is now in clinical trials with its lead immunotherapy treatment, tested in combination with other already-approved cancer fighting drugs
- Immunotherapy drugs are expected to be a $100 billion business by 2021
Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death for U.S. women. Although death rates from this disease have been falling since 1989, still in 2018 nearly 41,000 Americans are expected to die of breast cancer. BriaCell Therapeutics Corp. (OTCQB: BCTXF) (TSX.V: BCT), a biotechnology company developing targeted, safe treatments for cancer, is working on the first personalized off-the-shelf immunotherapy drug for advanced breast cancer.
Immunotherapy drugs, which use a patient’s own immune system to target and destroy cancer cells, are expected to become a $100 billion annual business by 2021. Previous research has produced personalized immunotherapies that allow physicians to…
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