Foot-and-mouth-disease ‘could help treat pancreatic CANCER’: Scientists completely rid mice of tumours using protein from animal virus

It’s caused an agricultural crisis in the UK. But foot-and-mouth-disease could help treat pancreatic cancer, scientists claim.

A protein from the virus, which causes mouth blisters in animals such as cows, sheep and pigs, was developed into a drug.

It was able to completely rid mice of pancreatic cancer tumours, scientists at Queen Mary University of London said, and even extend their lives.

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