News tagged with cancer vaccine

Cervical cancer vaccine causing confusion

The public 'recruitment' campaign promoting the new cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil has done little to educate adolescent girls about the cause of the cancer, University of Sydney researchers Kellie Burns ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Cancer
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Using a molecular switch to turn on cancer vaccines

The immune system is capable of recognizing tumor growth, and naturally mounts an anti-cancer defense. Dendritic cells (DCs) can take up tumor-derived molecules (antigens) and present them to T cells, and those "primed" T ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Cancer
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US approves anal cancer vaccine

US health authorities have approved a vaccine intended to prevent anal cancer and pre-cancerous lesions in young people aged nine to 26 years old.

dateDec 23, 2010 in Medications
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