Post Profile

Virus could treat brain tumours by boosting immune system

(University of Leeds) Virus could act as an immunotherapy when injected into bloodstream. First human trial shows virus can cross blood-brain barrier to infect tumors and stimulate the body's immune system to attack the cancer.
read more


Related Posts

Cough virus kills liver cancer cells and hepatitis virus

Diseases & Conditions / Cancer : EurekAlert: Cancer

(University of Leeds) A virus that causes childhood coughs and colds could help in the fight against primary liver cancer, according to a study.Reovirus stimulates the body's own immune system to kill off the cancerous cells, the re...

Virus Hitches Ride On Blood Cells To Kill Cancer

Health : Medical News Today

Scientists have discovered when a cancer-killing virus is injected in the bloodstream it hitches a ride on blood cells and evades attack from the immune system, allowing it to reach cancer tumors, and start destroying cancer cells. ...

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

Academics / General Science : ScienceAlert

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.

Could viruses take cancer immunotherapy to the next level?

Diseases & Conditions / Cancer : EurekAlert: Cancer

(The Ottawa Hospital) Immunotherapy, which helps the body's immune system attack cancer, has revolutionized treatment for cancers such as melanoma and leukemia. However, many other kinds of cancer remain resistant. A new study sugge...

Immune boosting virus could be used to treat brain tumors

Health : Reuters: Health

LONDON (Reuters) - A trial of a potential new brain cancer treatment has shown that a virus injected directly into the bloodstream can reach tumors deep inside the brain and switch on the body's own defense system to attack them.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC