Epstein–Barr virus sustains tumor killers

Nature medicine (Impact Factor: 27.36). 12/2008; 14(11):1148-50. DOI: 10.1038/nm1108-1148
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The immune system's response to a latent and ubiquitous virus is harnessed to kill tumors in a small study of humans. The approach overcomes a major barrier to effective tumor immunotherapy—generating a sustained immune response (pages 1264–1270).

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