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Cancer and the Bacterial Connection


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In the 1890’s, New York surgeon William Coley tried a radical cancer treatment -- injecting patients with disease-causing bacteria. After weeks of chills and fevers, many showed significant tumor regression, although Coley himself could not explain why.


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