Oct 31, 2015

Heat-triggered ‘grenades’ hit cancer

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Scientists have designed microscopic “grenades” that can explode their cancer-killing payload in tumours.

The team will present its findings at the National Cancer Research Institute conference next week.

They plan to use liposomes — tiny bubbles of fat which carry materials round the body — to release toxic drugs when their temperature is raised.

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