viral therapy

(VY-rul THAYR-uh-pee)

Treatment using a virus that has been changed in the laboratory to find and destroy cancer cells without harming healthy cells. It is a type of targeted therapy. Also called oncolytic virotherapy, oncolytic virus therapy, and virotherapy.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "viral therapy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "terapia vírica"

Tratamiento en el que se usa un virus alterado en el laboratorio para encontrar y destruir células cancerosas sin dañar las células sanas. Es un tipo de terapia dirigida. También se llama terapia vírica oncolítica, viroterapia, y viroterapia oncolítica.