Mexican doctors Miguel Ángel Gómez Y Alberto Monroy they develop a vaccine with which it will be possible to fight the cervical cancer . The objective is that those who suffer from this disease and are candidates for surgery, undergo a previous treatment of 2 or 3 weeks. Waiting in this brief time, you can avoid surgery: "In the development of the vaccine we are working with tomatoes and lettuce, because they are plants that are by no means transgenic. The people should not be frightened. Everything is studied and analyzed, "says Ángel Gómez.
The specialists of Center for Research and Advanced Studies (Cinvestav), from National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), clarified that until now there is no effective treatment against cervical cancer and its main trigger known as the Human papilloma virus (HPV) The current solutions to this disease are surgery or chemotherapy, invasive and annoying procedures for women.
Ángel Gómez, said the vaccine has been tested in laboratory mice with successful results, so he says, can be applied safely in humans: "There are several stages. We could influence until 2A or 2B. More, it would not be possible anymore. When the Cancer It is very advanced, the body does not respond well, because the defenses are very weak ".
The Cinvestav researcher, clarified that the reason why you can only fight the cervical cancer with this vaccine , it's because it's the only kind of Cancer having a known cause (a virus); in others, the causes are very varied.
With newspaper information Millennium