Infecting a cancer patient with the malaria parasite plasmodium appears to cause the immune system to battle tumour cells, according to Chinese scientists. Photo: Shutterstock Infecting a cancer patient with the malaria parasite plasmodium appears to cause the immune system to battle tumour cells, according to Chinese scientists. Photo: Shutterstock
Infecting a cancer patient with the malaria parasite plasmodium appears to cause the immune system to battle tumour cells, according to Chinese scientists. Photo: Shutterstock
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Has China found a cure for cancer in malaria?

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Infecting a cancer patient with the malaria parasite plasmodium appears to cause the immune system to battle tumour cells, according to Chinese scientists. Photo: Shutterstock Infecting a cancer patient with the malaria parasite plasmodium appears to cause the immune system to battle tumour cells, according to Chinese scientists. Photo: Shutterstock
Infecting a cancer patient with the malaria parasite plasmodium appears to cause the immune system to battle tumour cells, according to Chinese scientists. Photo: Shutterstock
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