September 6, 2011

Harmless Soil Bacterium Used to Kill Cancer

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Univ. of Nottingham

A bacterial strain that specifically targets tumours could soon be used as a vehicle to deliver drugs in frontline cancer therapy. The strain is expected to be tested in cancer patients in 2013 says a scientist at the Society for General Microbiology's Autumn Conference at the University of York.

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TAGGED: Tumors, Cancer, Bacteria

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