Hitchhiking virus sneaks up on cancer

A promising viral therapy that delivers a double blow to cancer can sneak up on tumours by hitching a ride on red blood cells.

The hitchhiking virus is shielded from antibodies in the blood stream that might otherwise neutralise its anti-cancer properties.

Therapies such as this can be injected into the bloodstream and are suitable for a range of cancers and could potentially become part of standard cancer treatment.

Read more at Cleveland State University