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Modified smallpox virus will help fight pancreatic cancer


The deadliest canceris pancreatic cancer, which is considered practically incurable at the modern level of medical development. The joint work of British and Chinese scientists led to the development of a new method of treating this dangerous disease, demonstrating an increased survival rate of patients.

The study found that treatmentpancreatic cancer may be more effective with modified smallpox virus. The oncolytic smallpox vaccine virus has been modified to increase its safety and create a more effective immune response to cancer. Based on the test results, it was concluded that the survival rate of patients with pancreatic cancer, in the treatment of whom the modified smallpox virus was used, was concluded.

Thus, scientists received a new method forfight against the most dangerous type of cancer, the cure of which with the help of traditional methods of chemotherapy and radiation therapy has shown little efficiency.