Immunotherapy Combo Reduces Solid Tumors in Mice
Immunotherapy Combo Reduces Solid Tumors in Mice
When tumor cells are infected with an oncolytic virus carrying a modified CD19 gene, they become targets for CAR T cells engineered to recognize this molecular marker.
Immunotherapy Combo Reduces Solid Tumors in Mice
Immunotherapy Combo Reduces Solid Tumors in Mice

When tumor cells are infected with an oncolytic virus carrying a modified CD19 gene, they become targets for CAR T cells engineered to recognize this molecular marker.

When tumor cells are infected with an oncolytic virus carrying a modified CD19 gene, they become targets for CAR T cells engineered to recognize this molecular marker.

cancer immunotherapy
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