Will the U.S. Be Utilizing the Cuban Lung Cancer Vaccine, CimaVax?

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In this Ask the Expert video, Luis asks about CimaVax-EGF, the lung cancer “vaccine” used in Cuba.  Dr. Ross Camidge of University of Colorado-Denver explains more about this medication, making it clear that CimaVax-EGF does not prevent lung cancer, rather that small studies out of Cuba indicate it has the possibility to extend lives by some months.  Many more studies around the world and in the U.S. need to be completed before it may reach the market.

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