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Australian Scientist Sees Skin Cancer Vaccine Within 10 Years

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

An Australian scientist says he expects to have a skin cancer vaccine ready for the market in five to 10 years. Ian Frazer, credited with developing the vaccine against cervical cancer, said he believes the skin cancer vaccine he is developing could be given to children between the ages of 10 and 12 years old to protect them permanently against the cancer. Tests have been completed on animals, and human trials are expected to begin next year, he said. Australia and New Zealand have the highest rates of melanoma in the world. (Click here for more



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