Utah doctors find potential melanoma cure

April 3, 2015 7:07 PM

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Melanoma is one of the deadliest forms of cancer: In 2011, it killed over 9,000 people in the U.S. Utah has the highest rate of melanoma cases in the country. But now, doctors in that state say they may be on to a cure, Fox 21 reported.

The treatment works by teaching the body to regenerate by rewiring viruses that are injected directly into melanoma tumors, Dr. Robert Andtbacka, a surgeon oncologist at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, told fox21online.com. From there, cells fight and halt the cancer from progressing, and the immune ...

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