Vaccination to Prevent Cancer.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Vaccines stimulate the immune system, mimicking infectious attacks and thereby promoting the development of protective antibodies and/or cellular immunity so that the body is immune to infection when live native infections attack. Some of these infections are associated with cancer-causing changes in the body; thus some vaccines may help prevent cancer.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Clements, D

Published Date

  • 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 77 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 337 - 340

PubMed ID

  • 27621345

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-2559

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.18043/ncm.77.5.337


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States