Cancer vaccine discovery can zap tumours

CANCER vaccines could become the next generation of therapy after a new method of treatment was discovered. Scientists have had problems targeting tumours with jabs without causing side effects.

But they have now taken a “library of DNA” from the same organ as a tumour and inserted it into a virus to attack cancers. This wakes up the immune system, which often ignores cancers, and gets the patient’s body to fight back against any growths. Read more…

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