Oncology & Cancer

Hitchhiking cancer vaccine makes progress in the clinic

Therapeutic cancer vaccines are an appealing strategy for treating malignancies. In theory, when a patient is injected with peptide antigens—protein fragments from mutant proteins only expressed by tumor cells—T cells ...

Medical research

We need a staph vaccine: Here's why we don't have one

Staphylococcus aureus (SA) is an extremely common bacterial infection; about 30% of people have colonies of SA living in their nose. SA is often harmless, but it is also a leading cause of hospital-acquired and community-associated ...

Oncology & Cancer

Efficacy shown for new melanoma therapeutic vaccine

In a recent trial, a new melanoma vaccine, mRNA-4157 (V940), when taken in combination with Keytruda (pembrolizumab), was found to be effective in battling the deadly skin cancer.

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