Virus therapy holds hope for brain cancer patients

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by JEAN ENERSEN / KING 5 News

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Posted on July 12, 2012 at 9:03 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 10:44 AM

Scientists are developing a novel treatment for brain cancer patients that involves injecting a virus into a patient's brain. The virus carries a gene that helps a chemotherapy drug zero in on the cancerous cells and kill them.

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UCSD's Santosh Kesari Lab

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