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Modified ‘stealth’ virus could fight advanced cancers – Engadget

Scientists have developed a modified “stealth” virus that can fight metastatic cancers without tripping the human immune system.

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Scientists have long explored using viruses to fight cancer, but that doesn’t work well for metastatic cancers (that is, those that have spread beyond the primary site) when your immune system will quickly neuter perceived threats. There might, however, be a solution. A team of Case Western Reserve and Emory researchers has modified human adenovirus to create a “stealth” weapon against metastatic cancers. Key mutations and protein changes reduce the chances of the immune system deactivating the…

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