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Can Microbes Destroy Cancer?

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Researchers hope to fool the immune system into thinking that cancer is part of an infection caused by external invaders. frentusha/iStockphoto

By Alexander D. McLellan

The efficiency of anti-cancer vaccines can be improved by exposing immune cells to harmless bacteria found in the throat.

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