HIV Virus Being Used to Treat (and Possibly Cure) Cancer
Scientist Myung-Haing Cho of South Korea modified a lentivirus (HIV is a commonly known example of a lentivirus) to treat lung cancer in mice with spectacular results.
This treatment has now been used on a handful of human patients.
One of whom was a six-year-old girl dying of Leukemia.
Her story is amazing and gives hope that the The Emperor of All Maladies, as Siddhartha Mukherjee named it, will soon be dethroned.
The boys and I were watching a video on the computer, minding our own business… Later in the day I
Random fact about this Easter that I thought was interesting! I received this in an e-mail from a friend at