Is There a Colorectal Cancer Vaccine?

Q:
Is there a colorectal cancer vaccine?

A:
Mary (Nora) Disis, M.D., a researcher at the University of Washington, is trying to create a vaccine that could help a person’s immune system ward off the formation of colon cancer.

If proven safe and effective, this potential vaccine can be useful in people who are at high risk of developing colorectal cancer, such as those who have a family history or polyposis syndrome.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

Keyword: colorectal cancer vaccine

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