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Cancer Vaccine May Help Patients With Melanoma Spread To The Lungs

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May 15, 2001
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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
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A custom-made vaccine created from a patient’s own cancer tumor cells appears effective in prolonging the survival of patients with malignant melanoma, the deadliest form of the skin cancer, that is removed after having spread to the lung.

A custom-made vaccine created from a patient’s own cancer tumor cells appears effective in prolonging the survival of patients with malignant melanoma, the deadliest form of the skin cancer, that is removed after having spread to the lung.


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