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.

oncolytic viruses
Zika as Cancer Buster?
Zika as Cancer Buster?
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By infecting glioblastoma cells but not healthy brain tissue, some form of the virus could serve a therapeutic purpose.
Five Oncoviruses Debut On NIH Carcinogen List
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Seven newly evaluated substances, including five oncoviruses, have been added to the US National Institutes of Health’s 14th Report on Carcinogens.
FDA OKs Herpesvirus to Treat Cancer
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The US Food and Drug Administration’s approval of an engineered herpesvirus for the treatment of melanoma marks the first oncolytic virus to enter the market.
Yvonne Saenger: Immunotherapy Pioneer
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Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2015
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Columbia University. Age: 41
Cancer Immunotherapist
Cancer Immunotherapist
Jef Akst | Mar 31, 2015
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Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2014
December 2014's selection of notable quotes
Contributors
Contributors
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Meet some of the people featured in the June 2014 issue of The Scientist
Tactical Maneuvers
Tactical Maneuvers
Stephanie Swift | Jun 1, 2014
Scientists are creating viruses that naturally home in on tumor cells while simultaneously boosting the body’s immune system to fight cancer.
Targeting Tumors with Viruses
Targeting Tumors with Viruses
Stephanie Swift | May 31, 2014
Stephanie Swift discusses the strategy of fighting cancer with viruses.