Dr. Allan Friedman places a catheter into a tumor in a patient's brain during a procedure at Duke Hospital. The catheter delivers a genetically modified form of the poliovirus to treat glioblastoma.
Dr. Allan Friedman places a catheter into a tumor in a patient's brain during a procedure at Duke Hospital. The catheter delivers a genetically modified form of the poliovirus to treat glioblastoma. Courtesy of Duke Health
Dr. Allan Friedman places a catheter into a tumor in a patient's brain during a procedure at Duke Hospital. The catheter delivers a genetically modified form of the poliovirus to treat glioblastoma. Courtesy of Duke Health

Can polio, a killer virus from the past, treat cancer in the present? Duke is optimistic.

July 02, 2018 03:30 PM