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Using two different viruses to tackle tumors – News-Medical.net

An international research group led by the University of Basel has developed a promising strategy for therapeutic cancer vaccines.

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An international research group led by the University of Basel has developed a promising strategy for therapeutic cancer vaccines. Using two different viruses as vehicles, they administered specific tumor components in experiments on mice with cancer in order to stimulate their immune system to attack the tumor. The approach is now being tested in clinical studies.
Making use of the immune system as an ally in the fight against cancer forms the basis of a wide range of modern cancer therapies. One…

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