Jan 9, 2014

Fighting cancer with nanotechnology

Posted by in category: nanotechnology

By Tim Sandle — Digital Journal

http://www.digitaljournal.com/img/3/1/6/7/3/3/i/1/5/3/p-medium/cancer_cells.jpgScientists have developed nanoparticles that carry two different cancer-killing drugs into the body and deliver those drugs to separate parts of the cancer cell where they will be most effective.

Medical research indicates that cancer cells can develop resistance to chemotherapy drugs, but are less likely to develop resistance when multiple drugs are delivered simultaneously. One way to deliver multiple drugs is through nanotechnology.

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