oncology
Lung Cancer

Is lung cancer drug also a cure for HIV?

A drug used to treat lung cancer has led to a ‘drastic and persistent decrease’ of HIV-infected cells in a French patient. Treatment with the PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab led to a sustained reduction in the HIV reservoirs in the patient, according to the French researchers. “In this patient we observed, as expected, both a re-activation ...

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