• Common Cold Virus Increases Survival In Brain Tumor Patients

    8 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Engineered common cold virus injected directly into the brain kills cancer cells and increases survival of patients with a malignant tumor called glioblastoma.
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  • Oncolytic virus alerts the immune system to attack tumors

    Oncolytic virus alerts the immune system to attack tumors

    8 days ago - By News Medical

    A new UC San Francisco study has shown that a cancer-killing 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.
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