Tumor-Killing 101: Vaccine Trains Immune Cells to Keep Skin Cancer at Bay

Cancer researchers have developed a therapeutic vaccine for melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. Instead of protecting against an infectious agent, such as with the flu vaccine, this cancer vaccine uses the patient’s own cancer cells to train the immune system to attack and destroy cancer.

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