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Measles virus may be effective prostate cancer treatment

...rostate cancer, locally recurrent disease represents a promising target for virotherapy approaches. The virotherapy agent can easily be applied directly to the prostate tumor via ultrasound-g...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Neotropix's Approach to the Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer and Neuroendocrine Cancers

...he 2009 U.S. Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation of the Year . This award acknowledges the company's introduction of the innovative virotherapy NTX-010 (Seneca Valley Virus), an oncolytic picorna virus for treating small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and other neuroendocrine cancers. This state-of-t...

Humble Cold to Combat Cancer

...and release these copies, which then, infect other tumor cells. Though successive trials on cancerous tumors of mice have been carried out, use of virotherapy as the third arm of cancer treatment, along with radiation and chemotherapy is still several years of research away, says Seymour. The scientists ...

Researchers Enhance Safety and Effectiveness of Therapeutic Virus that Fights Cancer

...eloma, ovarian cancer and glioma tumors that are transplanted into laboratory mice. Enhanced Safety and Effectiveness The success of oncolytic virotherapy depends on restriction of viral growth to cancer cells --and only cancer cells -- to prevent unintended rogue infections elsewhere in the healthy body...

Safety of Cancer Therapeutic Viruses Enhanced

...yeloma, ovarian cancer and glioma tumors that are transplanted into laboratory mice. Enhanced Safety and Effectiveness The success of oncolytic virotherapy depends on restriction of viral growth to cancer cells --and only cancer cells -- to prevent unintended rogue infections elsewhere in the healthy body...
virotherapy in Biological News

Anti cancer virotherapy well tolerated in first human administration, research finds

An international medical conference here heard that an Australian developed anti-cancer therapy based on the use of a common cold virus to control cancer cell growth has begun safety testing in human subjects. The research was presented to the third International Meeting on Replicating Oncolytic...

Viral 'magic bullet' targets cancer cells with help of new compound

...enters, replicates and kills cancer cells, but not normal cells." However, Dr. Hiscott explained, many primary cancers have proven resistant to a pure virotherapy approach. "One way to overcome this obstacle is to treat the tumor with other molecules that augment the ability of these viruses to target and kill ...

Gene therapy anti-cancer research featured in Scientific American

...f their research into a field called viral gene therapy, or virotherapy. virotherapy involves an experimental technique to target viruses to cancer cells while ...el and Alvarez wrote in wrote in the story. First proposed in the 1940s, virotherapy now relies heavily on adenoviruses, a cause of the common cold that has bee...
virotherapy in Biological Technology

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Collaborators to Present Reovirus Research at ASGT Meeting

...our immunity can be enhanced will be presented. An oral presentation entitled "Purging Lymph Node Metastases with Adoptive T Cell Therapy, Oncolytic virotherapy and Immunotherapy" is scheduled to be presented on Saturday, May 31, 2008. In many cancers, disease spreads to other parts of the body via the lymph n...
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