South Carolina

Person receiving shot in the arm

Cancer vaccine with minimal side effects nearing Phase 3 clinical trials

The vaccine- developed by Dr. Thomas Wagner of U.S.-based Orbis Health Solutions – has already been tested in hundreds of patients with advanced forms of melanoma in Phase 2 clinical trials. The most recent data showed nearly 95% of people given only the vaccine were still alive three years after starting treatment and 64% were still disease-free. Among the most advanced forms of melanoma, disease-free survival after three years for people with stage III disease was 60% in the vaccine-only group, compared to about 39% in the placebo group.

Cancer vaccine with minimal side effects nearing Phase 3 clinical trials Read more

Charleston, SC, USA

Charleston sues 24 fossil fuel companies for costs of surviving climate change

As Charleston approaches Friday’s third anniversary of Hurricane Irma’s extreme surge and flooding that devastated the city, officials today filed a lawsuit in South Carolina state court to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for the costs of adapting to the harmful impacts of climate change.

Charleston sues 24 fossil fuel companies for costs of surviving climate change Read more