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In short, the inability to regulate the cell to disperse and cancers tendency to form a tumor, forces a need for a vascular system in order to deliver needed blood, oxygen, nutrients, etc.. into the newly formed mass. Avastin halts the growth of any potential new blood vessels, and in practice, has been shown to help shrink tumors, but it isn't generally a stand alone therapy and other drugs are often combined with it, like cisplatin, etc..
The treatment and combo will ultimately depend on the type of cancer, as "cancer" is as vague as saying "sick". Each cancer differs in location, cell type (large, small, hepatic, squamous, osteo, etc..), receptors and their numbers (EGFR, IGF, etc..), genetic variances (her2 on breast cancer for example), and the list goes on. I hope that helps some people realize the scope of what researchers/physicians have to deal with, and why generalizing by saying cancer is extremely vague and just some of the many factors of why there aren't any shotgun cures.
I didn't even touch how individual variances play into it, and can be as hit or miss as an individuals taste in fashion, meaning the identical type of cancer in every way, and therapy, will work in some and do nothing for others, despite encompassing all the same traits.
This is pretty cool, but not a break through or anything. Cancer Vaccines have been licensed in the US since Provenge came out for prostate cancer back in 2010. Unfortunately, most Cancer Vaccines are not very effective, and are extremely expensive. They are also plagued with side effects, and have trouble getting licensed. I'm sceptical whether CimaVax will get past the FDA.
Give me a bit of time though, I'll read up more indepth about the studies on CimaVax and be back with a better analysis of it in a bit.
Happy to answer questions about Cancer Vaccines :)
edit: Wow this blew up! Took a break to watch a film and I come back to my first gold, and an inbox bursting with great questions! All those years of studying have finally paid off!
Edit again: By the way, I'm British, I don't have any hands on experience with the American healthcare industry. I've watched and studied it from afar, but I'm certainly not the person to be asking about specific questions about which drugs are available in which state and so on. Also, yes we spell it "Sceptical" I've got more messages about that than anything else.
The PSA is really a double edged sword and pretty much all professional societies do not recommend anymore. It can go up in BPH and in prostate cancers that are low grade and not clinically significant. This leads to treatments with high morbidity and it has been shown that any benefits in cancer treatment is lost to morbidity of treatments on a population scale. We basically do as much good as harm with it. The only time the PSA can be really believed to be clinically significant is if the levels are extremely high but then it dosn't help mortality or morbidity overall, you just get a diagnosis sooner. It's not a good screening test for these reasons.
The digital exam is still the best screening test coupled with a PSA if its abnormal although not that sensitive. I have caught a couple prostate cancers early with it though.