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Salmonella can help combat cancer

posted 21 Feb 2017, 17:02 by Vinay Jalla
salmonella cancer cure

Yes to immunotherapy, no more chemotherapy. New research shows that the common food-poisoning bug salmonella can be used to treat cancer tumours in the body

The research was carried out by scientists at Chonnam National University in South Korea. The food poisoning bug salmonella was genetically modified to make it innocuous, then injected into 20 mice with colon cancer and the disease disappeared in half of them after 12 days. Read more

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