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Glossary: Newcastle disease virus, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

Newcastle disease virus

(NOO-ka-sul dih-ZEEZ VY-rus)

A bird virus that is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It may be used to kill cancer cells directly, or it may be given as a cancer vaccine to stimulate the body’s immune system. Newcastle disease virus is a type of biological response modifier and vaccine therapy. Also called NDV.

2005-12-22

2007-03-08

Newcastle Disease Virus