Published in Cancer Weekly, August 14th, 1995
Microscopic metastases are heterogenous cancer cells that have not yet gained the fully autonomous growth potential of mature metastatic cancer. At this stage, these cancer cells are more vulnerable to the patient's intact immune system and are at an idyllic stage for cancer vaccines to be most effective.
Up to this point, it has been extremely difficult to identify such small quantities of cancer cells, much less culture them for the development of autologous...
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