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    Default Harnessing The Measles Virus To Attack Cancer

    October 31, 2006
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    Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has opened a new clinical study using a vaccine strain of the measles virus to attack recurrent glioblastoma multiforme, a largely untreatable brain tumor. This is the second of several pending molecular medicine studies in patients using measles to kill cancer.
    "We are looking at better ways to treat some of the most lethal cancers," says Eva Galanis, M.D., oncologist and lead researcher on the glioblastoma multiforme project in the measles virus investigation. "We have shown in the laboratory and in several animal models that measles virus strains can significantly shrink glioma tumors and prolong animal survival."

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    A successful trial (possiby one of many) took place in 2014. Read about it here: https://www.hawkeshealth.net/communi...ad.php?t=19111
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