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Good News For The Fair-Skinned: The Scientist Who Developed A Vaccine For Cervical Cancer Is Working On One For Skin Cancer

Professor Ian Frazer, of the University of Queensland, said tests of the vaccine had proven successful on animals and that human trials could begin next year. Mr Frazer, who delivered his findings to the Australian Health and Medical Research Congress, said a vaccine for children aged 10 to 12 could be available in five to 10 years. The jab would protect against squamous cell carcinoma, the second most common skin cancer, but not the more deadly melanomas.

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“Will you get the skin cancer vaccine?”

by David Avis Brand Futurist The Republik Corporal Creative Ops

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