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UNM Health Sciences Center Researchers Develop Method To Stimulate Immune System Response Against Cancer And Infectious Diseases

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March 13, 1998
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University Of New Mexico
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Researchers at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center have developed a one-step method to create patient-specific vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases. These "customized" vaccines are made by combining heat shock proteins with tumor antigen proteins obtained from tumor masses removed from the body.

Researchers at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center have developed a one-step method to create patient-specific vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases. These "customized" vaccines are made by combining heat shock proteins with tumor antigen proteins obtained from tumor masses removed from the body.


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University Of New Mexico. "UNM Health Sciences Center Researchers Develop Method To Stimulate Immune System Response Against Cancer And Infectious Diseases." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 13 March 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/03/980313024005.htm>.
University Of New Mexico. (1998, March 13). UNM Health Sciences Center Researchers Develop Method To Stimulate Immune System Response Against Cancer And Infectious Diseases. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/03/980313024005.htm
University Of New Mexico. "UNM Health Sciences Center Researchers Develop Method To Stimulate Immune System Response Against Cancer And Infectious Diseases." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/03/980313024005.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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