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CU Chemist Jeff Smith helps team enhance cancer-fighting viruses

creative_collaborations_1200x680_1.jpgCancer is an extremely complex disease, and researchers have to be both methodical and creative when working to develop new types of treatment.

 

One promising approach is to use engineered viruses to attack cancer cells. Some tumours, however, can fight off these viruses — a hurdle that prompted a trio of Ottawa-based scientists to collaborate on an innovative solution.

 

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