Viruses Can Aid in Fighting Cancer
That’s right, viruses. They can be injected into malignant tumors, making cancerous cells think that they are infected. Consequently, the cells kill themselves or trigger the immune system to do the job.
The herpes virus can be used to treat melanoma. Polio can be used to fight brain cancers. Scientists are also working on epigenetics, which is a process that awakens ancient viruses embedded in our DNA.