Under the new trials they're targeting more types of cancer.
Etubics Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company in Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne neighborhood, is moving forward after a major breakthrough in treating cancer patients. A new type of treatment more than doubled the life span of some cancer patients.
Now, the lab has the backing of the National Cancer Institute in testing its immunotherapy for cancer patients.
Etubics more than doubled the life span of advanced stage colorectal cancer patients using a new vaccine with a new delivery method. Now NCI will spend tens of millions of dollars in Phase 1, 2, and 3 clinical trials.
“We anticipate the results are going to be even better, and I'll tell you why,” said Dr. Frank Jones, Etubics CEO. “The National Cancer Institute is giving us two more drugs that we'll be adding to the drug we used in our trials.”
Biopharmaceutical companies are able to use vaccines to give a cancer patient cells that attack the cancer cells, but the vaccine is only part of the story.
The new treatment will be used beyond surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Previously they had to take cells out of the cancer patient's body, then apply the vaccine, and put the cancer killer cells back into the patient's body. So this is another major advancement. The new delivery method is just like a flu shot. It’s a one-time shot of the vaccine right into the patient's body to induce cancer killer cells.
Under the new trials, they're targeting more types of cancer.
“We'll be able to treat a lot more kinds of cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer,” said Jones. “If all goes well, and we hope it does, we should have it in the hands of oncologists within three years.”
The event formerly known as Home World has a new name and new location.Get totally inspired for spring as you find hundreds of ways to improve your home. Make your home the one you really want. Show open daily duringmall hours. Admission is free!
Landscaping and Outdoors
Get ready for Spring and Summer and transform your outdoor space into something that feels like you’re on vacation
Make sure to visit our demonstration stage during the entire show. There will be exciting demonstrations on how to re-purpose and design thanks to Monarch Market Affair.
Meet Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch
Join us as we welcome Me-TV superstar Barry Williams who played the iconic Greg Brady from The Brady Bunch TV Show. Meet him and get an autograph on February 10th stage side at center court in front of Macy’s.
The line will start forming when the Mall Opens, and Barry’s First appearance will be at 11 a.m.
Come prepared with your camera or cell phone for the Meet and Greet.