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Common cold virus could help cure cancer, study of ‘revolutionary’ treatment finds

LONDON — The common cold virus could cure cancer, scientists say, as a “revolutionary” treatment was found to eradicate the disease in a week. In the pioneering British trial, 15 patients were given an infusion of the bug, before undergoing surgery to remove and examine tumours. In every case, cancer cells had been destroyed and… Read More »

Cancer breakthrough happened by chance

Darrin Batchelor never imagined his four-year-old daughter’s achy knee would turn his family’s world upside down, but within 14 hours of a visit to the doctor, she was in hospital. On Monday, after Isla went to swimming training, he and wife Sarah decided to book a GP appointment for the next morning. “We got called… Read More »