Cleveland Clinic has begun clinical testing of a novel vaccine intended to prevent triple-negative breast cancer. The prototype vaccine represents a potential new way to combat breast cancer by priming high-risk women to mount an immune response against a “retired” lactation protein expressed only in cancer cells.
Medical professionals have an important role to play in correcting myths about COVID-19 vaccines.
What do the phase 3 trials of COVID-19 vaccine candidates mean for the general population and healthcare workers battling the virus on the frontlines? In this article, immunologist Thaddeus Stappenbeck, MD, PhD, puts the trial results into context.
Center for Geriatric Medicine physician Dr. Ken Koncilja discusses changes to pneumococcal vaccination recommendations for older adults.
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Misinformation and unfounded fears about the influenza vaccine persist. Infectious diseases expert Sherif Mossad, MD, shares 12 common reasons why people say no to the flue shot, and how physicians should respond.