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Potential for New Cancer Detection and Therapy Method Described

Posted by technologyworth on May 14, 2010

Potential for New Cancer Detection and Therapy Method DescribedUniversity of Missouri School of Medicine scientists explain a potentially new early cancer detection and treatment method using nanoparticles created at MU in an article published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The article illustrates how engineered gold nanoparticles tied to a cancer-specific receptor could be targeted to tumor cells to treat prostate, breast or lung cancers in humans.

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