Deadly bug can fight cancer

Scientists are enlisting salmonella, a deadly bug that turns thousands of people sick every year, to do the unthinkable – fight cancer! researchers believe the bug may be a valuable tool in the fight against cancer in organs surrounding the gut, namely the liver, spleen, and colon, since that’s where salmonella naturally infects the body.

Trials in animals have already shown salmonella can successfully control tumours in the gut. Human clinical trials are already underway, showing promise.Scientists have known for centuries that cancer patients sometimes get better after they’ve been exposed to an infection. Read more…


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