Management of Breast Cancer by Vaccine: Fact or Fiction

Soumen Das, Retina Paul, Utpal De, Mrityunjay Mukherjee

Abstract


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/44-1-9055

Breast cancer (BC) is the most common malignancy (75-80%) among women. Options for management of BC are multivariate. Available modalities include surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and hormone therapy. Despite availability of improved therapeutic adjuncts, mortality from BC is 40%. Vaccination strategies against BC are emerging as a viable alternative. This review highlights the available results of this emerging therapeutic strategy.


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Breast cancer, vaccine

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/44-1-9055





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