Study: Injecting bacteria into tumors may help reduce size

August 16, 2014 1:00 PM

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Study: Injecting bacteria into tumors may help reduce size

Common soil bacteria injected into solid cancers in pet dogs and one human patient shrank many of the tumors, scientists reported on Wednesday.

The preliminary findings offered hope that the experimental treatment could turn out to be more effective than existing cancer therapies for some inoperable tumors such as those of the lung, breast, and pancreas, which often fail to respond to radiation and chemotherapy.

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