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Cancer Vaccine

Volume 229: debated on Friday 23 July 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what cancer vaccine treatment is currently available in the United Kingdom; and if she will list the locations.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what research she is undertaking or promoting in respect of cancer vaccines.

No research is currently being undertaken by the Department in respect of cancer vaccines. The main agency through which the Government support biomedical and clinical research is the Medical Research Council, which receives its grant-in-aid from the office of my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and it is collaborating with leading cancer charities in this area.