Engineered adenovirus can shrink lung cancer tumors
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Engineered adenovirus can shrink lung cancer tumors

Oday Abushalbaq
Oday Abushalbaq

In 10 seconds? Scientists have engineered viruses that can recognize localized and spreading cancers that are resistant to other types of therapy. The “designer viruses” were able neutralize immune defenses and attack lung cancer cells, prolonging the survival of lab mice.

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