Jul 9, 2016

Beads blast cancer tumors

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Very cool.

MIAMI. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — A new type of Nano bead, a medical magnetic bead, offers better treatment for some liver cancers. It’s called the LUMI bead and it lets doctors see in real time if the bead is delivered to the target.

Robert Freeman had retired to Florida and was enjoying life when he got the news. He had stage four liver cancer. His doctor put him on chemotherapy right away.

Freeman told Ivanhoe, “Every two weeks, I needed a blood transfusion so it felt like this isn’t working.”

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