Published in Cancer Weekly, June 30th, 2009
Published research demonstrates that colorectal cancers with mutated KRAS genes do not respond to anti-EGFR monoclonal antibodies such as Erbitux®. However, researchers believe that Imprime PGG® uses the body's own immune system by engaging a type of white blood cell called the neutrophil to fight cancer cells that are coated with antibodies like Erbitux. Such a strategy might be effective against tumors regardless of whether KRAS is mutated or not. Preclinical...
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