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|12/21/2011||Vaccines -- Lillie, hi, is there any news about clinical trials in 2012 for vaccines at Hopkins for Stage 4 breast cancer? (ER+, HER2-) Many thanks.|
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|12/21/2011||yes, we have several vaccine trials for stage 4 with a variety of different prognostic factor combinations. Dr Leisha Emens is our expert on this. Call 410-955-5000 and ask to be transferred to Stacie Jeter's office. she is the clinical trials manager and can tell you more about the enrollment criteria!|
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