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    Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/...85C19P20120613

    Cold virus hitches a ride to kill cancer: study
    By Kate Kelland
    LONDON | Wed Jun 13, 2012 2:25pm EDT

    (Reuters) - In a significant step forward for the development of a potential new cancer treatment, scientists have found how a common cold virus can kill tumors and trigger an immune response, like a vaccine, when injected into the blood stream.

    Researchers from Britain's Leeds University and the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) said by hitching a ride on blood cells, the virus was protected from antibodies in the blood stream that might otherwise neutralize its cancer-fighting abilities...
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