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2005-02-01 07:48:23

Special virus spares healthy cells HealthDayNews -- A technique that uses a specially designed virus may help overcome a major stumbling block in using gene therapy to treat cancer, say Columbia University Medical Center researchers. This approach appears to offer a solution to a problem in gene therapy for cancer -- the tendency to destroy healthy cells as well as cancer cells. The Columbia team developed gene therapy that uses a specially designed virus. In laboratory and animal testing,...