Magnets could pull cancer drugs to tumours
Tiny particles of iron may help doctors deliver targeted cancer drugs using the pull of a magnet, says a UK researcher. And such treatments could potentially improve the effectiveness of tumour-killing drugs while reducing the painful side effects associated with traditional treatments.
"It's a new way of driving drugs around the body. Drug trafficking, if you will," says Andrew Harrison, a materials chemist at the University of Edinburgh, who is developing the technique.... Click Here to read more
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