Can a virus outsmart glioma?

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Glioma is a lethal brain cancer that can resist radiation and chemotherapy. Adenovirus-based treatment has been difficult, but a new viral system has now shown unprecedented success. Juan Fueyo and colleagues genetically manipulated an adenovirus to effectively destroy a tumor from the inside out.

Nat. Genet. 34, 133 (2003).
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