Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 12th, 2004
According to recent research published in the journal Cancer Research, "NY-ESO-1 is a cancer/testis antigen expressed in normal adult tissues solely in the testicular germ cells of normal adults and in various cancers. It induces specific humoral and cellular immunity in patients with NY-ESO-1-expressing cancer.
"The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of NY-ESO-1 mRNA and protein expression in malignant and benign breast tumors. NY-ESO-1 mRNA expression was detected by conventional reverse transcription-PCR and...
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