The flu vaccine contains something that "looks like" the expected flu virus, but is inactive, or attenuated. What is the idea behind any of the various cancer vaccines" Is it to create an inactive prostate cancer cell or an attenuated one, by some means, that the immune system can practice on and learn to defeat?
Or, does anyone have the URL of a site that explains the structure of what gets infused with the Provenge treatment. The URL should indicate at least the type(s) of cells (dendritic, and whether of myeloid or lymphoid origin) and the presenting anti-gen(s) and whether these antigens are associated with MHC-I or MHC-II structures, or not. Additionally it should explain whether checkpoints are relevant either in their presence or their absence.