Study: Vaccine protects against melanoma recurrence up to 4 years

Unlike vaccines against viruses such as the flu or even COVID-19, melanoma vaccines don’t prevent the disease, Wu and her colleagues said.

Instead, they prevent the disease from returning in those considered at high risk for recurrence after surgery, they said. Study-Vaccine-protects-against-melanoma- A custom-made vaccine against melanoma still protects against advanced disease four years after cancer patients receive it, according to a study published Thursday by Nature Medicine.