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Oncolytics: the dawn of a new era in cancer treatment
Published August 2, 2018 on pharmaphorum.com Oncolytic virus therapy is not a new discovery, but it may now be positioned as the next major breakthrough in cancer treatment following the success of checkpoint inhibitors in immunotherapy. An oncolytic virus is defined as a genetically engineered or naturally occurring virus that can selectively replicate and kill cancer cells without harming healthy tissues. In contrast to gene therapy, where a virus is used as a mere carrier for transgene delivery, oncolytic virus
Nature: Cancer-killing viruses show promise — and draw billion-dollar investment
Encouraging trial results spur interest from researchers and drug giants.
Valo Therapeutics is developing a virus-based immunotherapy to defeat cancer
There have been major developments in cancer treatment in recent years. However, treatment of advanced, metastasized tumours remains challenging, and still requires search for new solutions. Valo Therapeutics is currently developing an oncolytic virus-based immunotherapy that is scheduled to enter clinical trials in upcoming years.
Adenoviruses and the immune system join forces against cancer
IDIBELL researchers have developed an oncolytic virus capable of redirecting the patient's immune system against their tumor cells
Immuno-oncology News: Valo Therapeutics Developing Unique Viral-particle Cancer Vaccine
A new cancer vaccine that uses viral particles to trigger strong immune responses against cancer cells is being developed by Valo Therapeutics.
Drug Discovery and Development- "Immunotherapy: Training The Body to Fight Cancer"
Top researchers in the field of immuno-oncology show promising results using peptide / antibody vaccine combination treatments in terminally ill patients with metastatic tumours
Oncolytic Viruses "undervalued" technology with strong growth perspectives
Major acquisitions (>$1bn) have been a game changer for the field of oncolytic viruses, now recognized as a promising new therapeutic approach for cancer treatment.