Scientists claim cancer-fighting breakthrough | News | Al Jazeera

Scientists claim cancer-fighting breakthrough

Researchers say genetically engineered virus targets tumours without harming healthy tissue.

    Canadian scientists say they have developed a virus that can attack cancerous tumours without harming the rest of a patient's body.

    The team at Ottawa's Hospital Research Institute hope the breakthrough could provide a new and effective weapon in the fight against the disease.

    Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports.


    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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