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We usually think of vaccines as preventing illness. But some cancer researchers hope to create a vaccine that will "treat" the disease, and they've made progress recently on a whole new mode of fighting cancer called a "personal cancer vaccine" — a treatment that would be custom-made for a single patient.

Carey Goldberg (@commonhealth) from WBUR reports.

This segment aired on January 15, 2018.

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