Vaccines are used every day to prevent, treat and protect cancer patients from illnesses during treatment. Certain vaccines – like the human papilloma (HPV) vaccine – are recommended to prevent the majority of cervical, throat and anal cancers. So why is a universal cancer vaccine such an elusive concept?

READ MORE about why experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America say it’s likely a concept that will always remain elusive because cancer itself isn’t a single entity, rather thousands of different conditions.

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