Radioactive bacteria shows promise in zapping cancer cells

04/23/2013 | The Scientist online

Pancreatic tumors in mice have been reduced using a weakened strain of bacteria that leaves normal tissue untouched. The mice showed a drastic reduction in metastases when treated with radioactive Listeria monocytogenes. The method could be used to treat metastatic cancer in humans. The research was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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