Scientists start treating cancer with smallpox virus

Scientists have found a new way to treat pancreatic cancer, which is recognized as the most deadly cancer

oncology. For this, specialists use a modified smallpox virus.

Scientific results of British and Chinesescientists published in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer. As part of the study, specialists modified the oncolytic vaccinia virus to increase its safety. Among other things, scientists have succeeded in strengthening the immune response against oncology. As a result, experts came to the conclusion that with the help of a therapeutic platform involving the use of the smallpox virus for treatment, the survival rate of patients with pancreatic cancer significantly increased.

Earlier we wrote that moon dustcontributes to the occurrence of cancer in humans. According to scientists, the fact is that when in contact with moon dust, hydroxyl radicals are formed, which provoke the development of lung cancer.