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How Close Is a Breast Cancer Vaccine, Part 2

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Dr. Mary L. Disis and colleagues at the University of Washington decided to test an HER-2/neu vaccine after discovering that some breast cancer patients already have a low level of immunity to the protein. They hypothesized that a vaccine might significantly bolster this existing immunity and, in turn, induce an anticancer effect. (more…)