Last year in the UK over 60,000 cancer patients enrolled on clinical trials aimed at improving cancer treatments and making them available to all.
A trial looking at a vaccine to treat children with a type of brain tumour called a high grade glioma
This trial looked at making personalised
More about this trial
This trial was for children between the ages of 3 and 18. We use the term ‘you’ in this summary, but if you are a parent we are referring to your child.
In this trial, doctors wanted to see if adding a vaccine to treatment boosted the immune system to kill more brain tumour cells.
The aims of this trial included
- Seeing how possible it is to make and give these vaccines to children
- Learning more about the safety of the vaccines
- Finding out whether adding this vaccine to
standard treatmenthelps stimulate the immune system
Summary of results
There were no results in this trial. The trial doctors said that they found the trial was not practical or possible to complete.
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Dr John Anderson
Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC)
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
Institute of Child Health
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust