Can prior vaccinations against certain infections confer protection against developing melanoma?

Michael G E O’Rourke
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb03462.x
Published online: 1 February 2010

To the Editor: I read with interest the article by Grange and colleagues suggesting that vaccination with BCG vaccine or past severe infections may help protect against the development of melanoma.1

  • Michael G E O’Rourke

  • Brisbane, QLD.



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