Salmonella May Be Vehicle for Making Prostate Cancer Therapies More Effective

Salmonella May Be Vehicle for Making Prostate Cancer Therapies More Effective
A non-toxic Salmonella strain may be the key to treating a variety of cancers, including prostate cancer, according to a recent study published in PLOS One. The study, “Salmonella Bacterial Monotherapy Reduces Autochthonous Prostate Tumor Burden in the TRAMP Mouse Model2,” used a mouse model of prostate cancer to show that a modified Salmonella typhimurium strain can

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Inês Martins holds a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on blood vessels and their role in both hematopoiesis and cancer development.

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