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Chemotherapy

I know chemotherapy uses chemical to treat cancer but are the chemical they use a virus?

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04/27/2010

No.

All chemotherapy drugs are small molecules.

None of them use a virus.

There are some experimental cancer treatments that use a virus or part of a virus, but those therapies are called "gene therapy" rather than "chemotherapy".