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Getting Support When You Have Cancer - Topic Overview

Having cancer can change your life. Getting support for the various issues you may face can help you cope.

Our cancer support topics provide help and advice for dealing with some of these issues.

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Newcastle disease virus (NDV) is a virus that is of interest because it replicates (makes copies of itself) more quickly in human cancer cells than in most normal human cells and because it can kill these host cells (see Question 1). NDV can be used to directly kill cancer cells, or it can be given as a cancervaccine. Cancer vaccines cause the body's natural immune system to seek out and destroy cancer cells (see Question 4). The results of clinical trials (research studies with people)...

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    Last Updated: June 18, 2012
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