Bladder Cancer Treatment Breakthrough Is First In 30 Years

November 28, 2014 8:29 PM

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Researchers have come up with a groundbreaking new treatment for advanced bladder cancer.

The condition has not seen any major treatment advances in over 30 years, so the finding is extremely significant, Queen Mary, University of London reported. The treatment employs an antibody (MPDL3280A) which blocks a protein (PD-L1) believed to shield the cancer from immune detection.

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