Virus That Kills Prostate Cancer Cells Shows Treatment Potentialwww.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/256871.php
A modified Newcastle disease virus that targets and kills all types of prostate cancer cells and leaves normal cells untouched shows promise as a cancer treatment that avoids the side effects which normally accompany hormonal treatment and chemotherapies, says a team of veterinary scientists in the US.
Corresponding author Subbiah Elankumaran, an Associate Professor of Virology, at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, and colleagues, are due to report their findings in an April edition of the Journal of Virology; a pre-print issue of which was released online on 25 January.
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PSAs: 4.76 (May 2012), 4.23/PSAF 12.29% (August 2012), 3.98/PSAF 13.32% (October 2012) 4.9 (February 2013)
Biopsy right prostate: Benign tissue
Biopsy left prostate: Prostatic adencarcinoma, Gleason score 7 (4+3), Tumor involves 2 of 10 cores and 5% of total tissue sampled, Positive for perineural invasion
TRUS measured prostate volume 19.36 cc