'60 Minutes' examines polio as cancer treatment

March 30, 2015 5:35 PM

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CBS' "60 Minutes" looks at the polio virus as a treatment for brain cancer in a Scott Pelley report this weekend.

The news magazine followed patients in treatment for 10 months in the first clinical trial at Duke University. Pelley talked to molecular biologist Matthias Gromeier, who came up with the idea of using polio against tumors.

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