Cancer And Viruses

In class, we talked about how some cancers may be caused by undetected viruses.
This article talks about a different correlation between viruses and cancer. Apparently, there are oncolytic reoviruses that can be used to kill cancer cells, but not normal cells. These viruses may also help fight cancer by stimulating an adaptive immune response against the cancer cells even after the virus is gone from the body. Here is the link to the article.
http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/523401/

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