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Modified Polio Virus Used To Treat Brain Cancer

June 26, 2018

One of the world's most dreaded viruses has been turned into a treatment to fight malignant brain tumors. Survival was better than expected for patients who were given genetically modified poliovirus, which helped their bodies attack the cancer. (June 26)

Doctor: Extra Caution Taken with Melania Trump

June 8, 2018

Doctors not involved in First Lady Melania Trump's medical care but familiar with the type procedure she recently underwent said embolization most likely was used to remove a type of noncancerous kidney tumor called an angiomylipoma. (June 8)

Doctor: First Lady’s Kidney Procedure Low-Risk

May 15, 2018

A Chicago doctor says the kidney procedure believed to have been done on first lady Melania Trump is used to treat an uncommon form of benign tumor and is considered low risk. (May 15)

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