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Genomics Used to Identify a Molecular-Based Treatment for a Viral Skin Cancer, University of Pittsburgh Study  
5/10/2012 7:10:05 AM

Four years after they discovered the viral roots of a rare skin cancer, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and the School of Medicine have now identified a molecule activated by this virus that, in animal studies, could be targeted to selectively kill the tumor cells. The treatment will soon be tested in patients.