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Engineering Viruses to Kill Cancer

Dr. Arif Anwar, Geneticist | Dr. George Lee, Consultant Urologist

31-Jul-15 16:00

Engineering Viruses to Kill Cancer

Scientists have just engineered viruses to kill skin cancer cells. This study, led by the Institute of Cancer Research in the United Kingdom, reports the new method as a breakthrough that can cure skin cancer with fewer side-effects than chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Should we be thrilled or skeptical? Join us to learn more as Dr George Lee discusses the study with Dr Arif Anwar, our resident geneticist.


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Tags:  herpesvirotherapyVirusgenetic engineeringcancerclinical trialsHealthcare, Pharma, BiotechHealth


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