Trials show that virus-based skin cancer therapy could be a good alternative for non-operable cases

Trials show that virus-based skin cancer therapy could be a good alternative for non-operable cases

Early results show that a new drug combination therapy is safe and effective against advanced skin cancer in patients who were unable to surgically remove their tumors.

The drug combination is one of the first, researchers say, to demonstrate the potential value of a live common cold virus, a coxsackievirus, to infect and destroy cancer cells.

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