Register
Clinical News
eMediNexus Coverage from: 
Bladder cancer attacked and killed by common cold virus
eMediNexus,  06 July 2019
remove_red_eye 547 Views
#Hematology #Infectious Diseases #Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pharmacist #Urology

1 Read Comments                

A strain of the common cold virus can infect and kill bladder cancer cells, a small study suggests.In the study, 15 patients with the disease were given the cancer-killing coxsackievirus (CVA21) through a catheter one week before surgery to remove their tumors. When tissue samples were analyzed after surgery, there were signs that the virus had targeted and killed cancer cells in the bladder.Once these cells had died, the virus had then repro
Read the full story.
Create a free account.
Sign Up to instantly read 30000+ free Articles & 1000+ Case Studies
Create Account

Already registered?

Login Now