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Talimogene – The First Ever Melanoma Vaccine

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Talimogene – The First Ever Melanoma Vaccine

Talimogene

Talimogene, the therapy know as T-VEC was recently approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration for use.

Rodney Sinclair, director of dermatology at Epworth Hospital said it is, in essence, the first ever melanoma vaccine. The vaccine is injected into each melanoma lesion and the virus which is within the vaccine then replicates within the melanoma cells and kills them.

This is exciting and innovative therapy and offers melanoma sufferers such hope.

If you’re worried about the possibility of melanoma, come down to Skin Spot Clinic for an in-depth skin check, or contact us to find out more.

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