Therapeutic Vaccines

A Pandoric Prospect
  • R. E. Spier
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 397)


The oxymoron “Therapeutic Vaccines” requires an explanation. The term has usage in the area of vaccines protective against cancer or autoimmune diseases; but what does it mean? Such an understanding may be derived from an elucidation of the definitions of the individual components of the expression followed by juxtaposing those expository terms to determine the sense of the oxymoronic expression.


Engineer Ethic Therapeutic Vaccine Oxford English Dictionary Disease Threat Live Virus Vaccine 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. E. Spier
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  1. 1.University of SurreyGuildfordUK

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