In Melanoma, Personalized Treatment Vaccines Show Promise

NIH National Cancer Institute| Fri Aug 04 16:11:39 EDT 2017
In Melanoma, Personalized Treatment Vaccines Show Promise

Metastatic melanoma cells. Two small clinical trials show that a vaccine may help to prevent surgically removed melanoma tumors from returning.

Results from a new study show that, in patients with melanoma, a personalized treatment vaccine generated a robust immune response against the cancer and may have helped to prevent it from returning.

For the , published July 5 in Nature, researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard created ....

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