SEARCH OF THE MONTH: May 2023
How far along is research and what are the focus areas?
Top Cancer Vaccines being Researched
The top cancers mentioned in the titles of cancer vaccine literature vary widely, with melanoma mentioned most frequently, followed by blood cancer and adenocarcinoma.
Top Cancer Vaccine Publications Over Time
Over the past 10 years, the amount of published literature on cancer vaccines has remained relatively steady, with some variation within the fields. For example, melanoma cancer vaccine research jumped in 2020, while prostate cancer has trended downward since 2015.
Clinical Trial Phase and Status
Most trials relating to cancer vaccines are in the earlier phases, and 2,000 trials have been completed.
Author Geographic Affiliations
In the cancer vaccine space, the United States has more than 3x as many affiliated authors than the second highest affiliated country, China.