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Cancer Vaccine

David Bowie and a National Call to Cure Cancer

Allison Gilbert | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

This week has been full of the stories that reverberate through social media. First David Bowie succumbed to cancer, then just a few days later, Alan ...

New HPV Vaccine Is Even More Effective Against Cancer

AP | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — The drugmaker Merck & Co. Inc. has received approval for an updated version of its Gardasil vaccine that protects against an addit...

The Latest Weapon In The Fight Against Cancer

Posted 11.04.2013 | OWN

By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock "Once I felt the tiny lump, I knew it was cancer," says Debra,* remembering the day, four years ago, when she noti...

Creating a Cervical Cancer-Free World for Women and Girls

Maria Blair | Posted 02.11.2013 | Impact
Maria Blair

In the western world, the cervical cancer threat has been dramatically reduced thanks to widely available screening tests and vaccines. In developing countries, however, it is still a leading killer of women, often affecting many women in the prime of their lives.

Promising Cancer Vaccine Could Shrink Tumors By 80 Percent

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 12.21.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists have devised a new, experimental vaccine that seems to be effective at shrinking cancerous tumors in mice by up to 80 percent. The vacci...

Vaccine Shows Promise At Halting Spread Of Breast, Ovarian Cancers

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 01.11.2012 | Healthy Living

A new vaccine has proved promising at halting the spread of metastatic breast and ovarian cancers, according to a new, small study. The poxviral v...

World's First Lung Cancer Vaccine Announced

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.08.2011 | Healthy Living

After 25 years of research, Cuban officials have begun production on a vaccine for lung cancer, China's Xinhuanet reported. The vaccine, or CimaVax...

Scientists Get Closer To Cancer Vaccine

Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists have developed a technique that uses a library of DNA taken from organs in which tumors can form and harnesses the body's immune respon...

The Decade In Health: New Bugs, Scary Food, Bad Drugs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As the decade comes to a close, USA TODAY looks at some of the more newsworthy medical stories of the past 10 years....