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Cancer Vaccines


Cancer vaccines are medicines that belong to a class of substances known as Biological response modifiers. Biological response modifiers work by stimulating or restoring the immune system’s ability to fight infections and disease.

The term cancer vaccine refers to a vaccine that prevents infections with cancer causing viruses, treats existing cancer or prevents the development of cancer in certain high risk individuals.

There are two broad types of cancer vaccines:
Preventive (or prophylactic) vaccines, which are intended to prevent cancer from developing in healthy people; Treatment (or therapeutic) vaccines, which are intended to treat an existing cancer by strengthening the body’s natural defenses against the cancer.
Moreover, there are two major categories that cancer vaccines fit into:
Specific Cancer Vaccines: As the name indicates they treat specific type of cancers.
Universal Cancer Vaccines: They fight cancer cells regardless of cancer type.

The following list includes cancer vaccines being developed:
1. Antigen vaccines
2. Tumour cell vaccines
3. Anti-Idiotype antibody-based vaccines
4. Dendritic cell vaccines
5. DNA vaccines
6. Viral-vector based vaccines

The FDA has also approved one cancer treatment vaccine, Sipuleucel-T for some cases with metastatic prostate cancer.
Active clinical trials of cancer treatment vaccines include: bladder cancer, brain tumors, breast cancer, cervical cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma, kidney cancer, leukemia, lung cancer, melanoma, multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, solid tumors.

OMICS Group through its Open Access Initiative is committed to make genuine and reliable contributions to the scientific community. OMICS Group hosts over 350 leading-edge peer reviewed Open Access journals and has organised over 300 scientific conferences all over the world. OMICS Publishing Group journals have over 3.5 million readers and the fame and success of the same can be attributed to the strong editorial board which contains over 30000 eminent personalities and the rapid, quality and quick review processing. OMICS Group International Conferences make the perfect platform for global networking as it brings together renowned speakers and scientists across the globe to a most exciting and memorable scientific event filled with much enlightening interactive sessions, world class exhibitions and poster presentations. Now focusing on Diagnostic Imaging conference to provide a better platform for the Researchers, Doctors to share their views & knowledge.

The Global Cancer Conference & Medicare Summit, hosted by the OMICS Group. It was held during September 15-17, 2014 at Hyderabad, India. Generous response and active participation was received from the Editorial Board Members of OMICS Group Journals as well as from scientists, researchers and leaders from cancer related industries, government organizations, students who made this conference as one of most successful and productive events in 2014 from OMICS Group.

Conferences

Next Generation Sequencing Research to Clinic
Venue: Marriott San Diego Del Mar
Location: San Diego, California, United States
BEGINS: Feb 24, 2014Ends Feb 25, 2014

6th Immunotherapeutics Immunomonitoring Conference
Venue: Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham San Diego
Location: San Diego, California, United States
BEGINS: Jan 29, 2014Ends Jan 31, 2014

1st ATMPH Annual Meeting Symposium
Venue: UN Conference Center
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
BEGINS: Jan 28, 2014 09:00 AMEnds Jan 30, 2014 05:00 AM

Washington BioLeaders Forum 2014
Venue: Grand Hyatt Washington
Location: Washington, Washington, United States
BEGINS: Jan 27, 2014 09:00 AMEnds Jan 29, 2014 05:30 PM

Keystone Symposia Advancing Vaccines in the Genomics Era (T1)
Venue: Windsor Barra Hotel
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
BEGINS: Oct 31, 2013 08:00 AMEnds Nov 04, 2013 08:00 AM

Cancer Vaccines Masterclass Training
Venue: Hilton London Green Park
Location: London, United Kingdom
BEGINS: Sep 24, 2013Ends Sep 25, 2013

The Immunotherapies Congress
Venue: Hilton Boston Back Bay
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
BEGINS: Aug 13, 2013Ends Aug 15, 2013

National Hepatitis BC Training Program and Treatment Update 2013
Venue: San Diego Marriott La Jolla
Location: La Jolla, California, United States
BEGINS: Jun 08, 2013 10:19 PM

Vaccine World Summit 2013
Venue: Pune
Location: Pune, India
BEGINS: Mar 05, 2013Ends Mar 07, 2013
Vaccine World Summit 2013
Venue: Pune
Location: Pune, India

Companies
Bavarian Nordic, Mountain View, CA
Juvaris, Pleasanton, CA
PaxVax, San Diego, CA
MSD, Ireland
Genocea Bioscience, Cambridge, MA

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