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Measles Virus vs. Cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio

On this week's Mayo Clinic Radio program 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 [...]

Created by Joel Streed

Mayo Clinic First to Show Virotherapy is Promising Against Multiple Myeloma (pkg) ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 14, 2014 — In a proof of principle clinical trial, Mayo Clinic researchers have demonstrated that virotherapy — destroying cancer with a virus that infects and kills cancer cells but spares normal tissues — can be effective against the deadly cancer multiple myeloma. The findings appear [...]

Created by Bob Nellis