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New Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

By Catherine Offord | April 12, 2018

A preliminary clinical trial finds that the personalized therapy improves survival rates and has no severe side-effects.

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Stem Cell Vaccine Protects Mice From Cancer

By Ruth Williams | February 15, 2018

Stem cells and cancer cells have enough molecular similarities that the former can be used to trigger immunity against the latter.

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The treatment also curbed the growth of nearby metastases that did not receive the drug.

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In two early trials, vaccines tailored to the mutations in individuals’ cancers appeared to protect 12 of 19 patients against relapse. 

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Oncologists have raised concerns about a mouse study that suggests the vaccine for human papillomavirus could cause brain damage.

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Viral Immunotherapy for Melanoma

By Kerry Grens | May 28, 2015

Phase 3 data from a clinical trial show a positive response to a melanoma treatment based on a modified herpesvirus.

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Personalized Cancer Vaccines

By Anna Azvolinsky | April 2, 2015

A dendritic cell vaccine targeting melanoma patients’ tumor-specific mutations can activate a broad range of cancer-fighting T cells. 

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Opinion: Making Cancer Vaccines Work

By Abhishek Srivastava and Haval Shirwan | March 31, 2015

Armed with the right adjuvant system, vaccines are poised to tackle one of the world’s most intractable diseases. 

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Week in Review: June 23–27

By Tracy Vence | June 27, 2014

Tracking chikungunya virus; reconsidering wood decay-based fungal classification; ASC specks spread inflammation; antibiotic tolerance in E. coli; RIKEN review yields corrections

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Targeted Brain Cancer Vaccine

By Anna Azvolinsky | June 25, 2014

Mouse study demonstrates the ability of a cancer vaccine targeted against a specific oncogenic mutation to elicit a protective anti-tumor immune response. 

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