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Virus breakthrough stops cancer

9th January 2008

Researchers from the University of Leeds have discovered that white blood cells which carry viruses can help to destroy growing cancers.

Professor Alan Melcher, a scientist for Cancer Research UK, used a method in which white blood cells transported viruses into places where cancer cells were accumulating. The viruses attack and destroy the cancer cells.


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