Annual report pursuant to section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Oct. 31, 2011
Jan. 09, 2012
Apr. 30, 2010
Entity Registrant Name Advaxis, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001100397    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --10-31    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Trading Symbol adxs    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   269,425,632  
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Oct. 31, 2011    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011    
Entity Well-Known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 22,116,980