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It's King Kong vs. Godzilla! Pox Virus Can Kill Cancer Cells

By Anette Breindl

Thursday, September 1, 2011
Results from a Phase I trial of Jennerex Inc.'s experimental cancer drug JX-594, which is based on the pox virus, demonstrated that after intravenous administration of a single dose of the drug, JX-594 was able to specifically replicate in metastatic tumors. At the highest doses tested, the drug led to tumor stabilization or regression in six out of eight patients.

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