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Cancer-killing virus shows promise for inoperable skin tumours – Yahoo News Australia

More than 16,000 people develop melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, every year in the UK.



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Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, often presents as a new mole or change to an existing one. (Posed by models, Getty Images)
A treatment based on a common-cold virus has shown promise for inoperable skin tumours.
Surgery is the main treatment for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. In advanced cases where the disease has spread, going under the knife may no longer be an option, however.
Scientists from NYU Langone Health tested whether the common-cold pathogen coxsackievirus…

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