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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: ONYX-015

A modified cold virus that selectively grows in and destroys certain types of cancer cells and leaves normal cells undamaged.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.