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Cancer-killing virus acts by alerting immune system

Health News: Cancer-killing virus acts by alerting immune system

(University of California – San Francisco) A new UC San Francisco study has shown that a cancer-killing (‘oncolytic’) virus currently in clinical trials may function as a cancer vaccine — in addition to killing some cancer cells directly, the virus alerts the immune system to the presence of a tumor, triggering a powerful, widespread immune response that kills cancer cells far outside the virus-infected region.……Read More…….

Source: EurekAlert!, the online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society

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