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May 12, 2011 /  Nivea

Scientists Use Genetically Altered Virus to Get Tumors to Tattle on Themselves

Scientists have used a genetically re-engineered herpes virus that selectively hunts down and infects cancerous tumors and then delivers genetic material that prompts cancers to secrete a biomarker and reveal their presence.

via Scientists Use Genetically Altered Virus to Get Tumors to Tattle on Themselves

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