Eradication of brain tumor stem cells with an oncolytic adenovirus.

Jiang et al. Discov Med. 2010 Jul;10(50):24-8. Philosophically, tumor cells have an advantage to humans in the “War on Cancer”. That is, the tumors have the ability to rapidly mutate, so that when drugs are given to fight the tumor, the tumor can “mutate around” the drug and become resistant. This occurs in several ways:…