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Researchers Use Bacteria to Kill Tumors

Researchers are developing a promising therapy to treat cancerous tumors - by injecting them with a bacterium found in soil.  So far, the experimental treatment has mostly been tested in pet dogs, but investigators hope they have found an effective anti-cancer therapy for people. Using bacteria to treat cancer is not a new concept. It was first tried about a century ago. But despite promising results, the microbial therapy fell out of favor with the advent of powerful chemotherapy...

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