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

Has China found a cure for cancer in malaria?

  • Doctors warn public not to get overexcited or feed into irrational hype as scientist’s claim goes viral
  • ‘Not enough evidence to prove this method is useful yet,’ research team co-leader cautions
Topic |   China science

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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
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