Can A Vaccine Prevent Breast Cancer In Men?

Good question! Thanks for asking it, Stephie Zimmerman of the Anti-cancer Club. Stephie is an oncology nurse and a childhood cancer survivor, and a razor-sharp interviewer. She asked me this question yesterday when we were discussing the preventive breast cancer...
Researchers Strive to Create Breast Cancer Vaccines

Researchers Strive to Create Breast Cancer Vaccines

Cancer vaccines and immunotherapies are becoming more and more popular around the world as a method for treating and preventing various forms of cancer. Within the world of breast cancer, scientists have also been aiming to develop vaccines that could prevent the...
Biotech Companies Target Personalized Cancer Vaccines

Biotech Companies Target Personalized Cancer Vaccines

Cancer research has come a long way from the typical medication-based, surgical, chemotherapy, or radiation type of treatments. Today immunotherapies are making a significant headway in battling breast cancer among other types of oncological diseases. Cancer vaccines...
People, We Have A Problem

People, We Have A Problem

Dr. John Bittner discovered the virus that causes breast cancer in mice while working at Jackson Memorial Laboratory in 1936.  His colleagues were surprised, but they didn’t doubt his findings:  A virus, passed in the breast milk of infected mothers, caused...
The Season For Breast Cancer

The Season For Breast Cancer

Seasonal patterns in outbreaks of disease suggest that the cause is the result of an infection.  As an example, Burkitt’s lymphoma which caused by the Epstein Barr virus was originally thought to be caused by infectious agent because the incidence of this...