Polio Curing Brain Cancer

Polio Curing Brain Cancer

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

European Drama, Manhattanhenge, Polio Curing Cancer

Episode: European Drama, Manhattanhenge, Polio Curing Cancer

  • Jul 10, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 16:34 mins

Guest: Darell Bigner, MD, PhD, Emeritus Director, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, Duke University Nearly a year ago Sen. John McCain announced he had been diagnosed with glioblastoma—a particularly lethal form of brain cancer. The same disease claimed the life of former senator Edward Kennedy, and that of former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Beau.  In a poetic twist, it now seems that this deadly disease might be successfully attacked by another devastating one: the poliovirus.

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