Scientists use cold virus to treat bladder cancer

04:31 EDT 5 Jul 2019 | Pharmafile

A strain of the virus that causes the common cold has been found to potentially target, infect and kill cancer cells, according to researchers from the University of Surrey.

In a study published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research, scientists investigated the safety and tolerability of exposure to the oncolytic (cancer killing) virus coxsackievirus (CVA21), a naturally occurring strain of the common cold virus.

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