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Using HIV to Fight Cancer
Posted on January 23, 2013 by Jane Newbold | Categories: Cancer, Infectious Disease, News | | Add comment |

University of Pennsylvania photo of T cells and tiny magnetic beads
Caption via New York Times: “Tiny magnetic beads force the larger T-cells to divide before they are infused into the patient.” (Photo: University of Pennsylvania)

The HIV virus causes AIDS, one of the top ten causes of death worldwide. It is also the surprising key to a new cancer treatment with revolutionary promise. The New York Times tells the story.