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Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Fri, Jul 11 at 12:00pm EDT

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On Saturday, July 12, at 9 a.m. CT, we’ll talk about the groundbreaking research involving the measles virus to fight cancer. The process is called oncolytic virotherapy and Dr. Stephen Russell will be our guest, along with his patient Stacy Erholtz who received 10 million doses – a seemingly lethal amount – of the measles virus to treat her multiple myeloma.

The Wall Street Journal article on Health Trackers is found here.

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This Saturday we’ll hear more about Stacy’s amazing story, discuss with Dr. Russell the science behind virus therapy and learn where future research might be headed. Are there other diseases that could be cured by using viruses? Where did all those doses of measles vaccine come from? It’s a remarkable development in the future of medicine. Join us.

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