Researchers discover potential gene-editing cure for cervical cancer

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Griffith University researchers have discovered this week a potential cure for cervical cancer after their tests with gene modification technology eradicated tumours from live mice with a 100 percent success.

After five years of trials, experimenting with CRISPR or gene modification technology was the key to finally finding a way to target tumours and eliminate them via injection on a live subject.

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Friday, October 11 2019
Produced By Isabella Guzman
Featured in storyProfessor Nigel McMillan - Lead Researcher and Director of Infectious Disease and Immunology at The Menzies Health Institute QueenslandMegan Smith - Fellow researcher at Cancer Council NSWJoe Tooma - Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation

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