A New Cancer-Killing Virus
May 22nd 2013 6:45PM
Updated May 22nd 2013 8:00PM
Oncolytics Biotech was up as much as 12% today after announcing a successful phase 2 metastatic melanoma trial for its cancer drug Reolysin, which is based on a common virus.
In this video, health-care analyst David Williamson explains what this trial success means for Oncolytics and why the market is skeptical, and he discusses another virus-based cancer drug from a Big Pharma stock that investors may want to put on their radars.
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