Nanoparticle "cluster bombs" could provide less toxic chemotherapy

Doctors have been using the chemotherapy drug cisplatin for decades, but significant toxic side effects – which can affect everything from the kidneys to the inner ear – limit its effectiveness as a treatment. A new method, which makes use of innovative nanoparticles, could change that, providing a “cluster bomb” approach to delivery that shows signs of being significantly less toxic to the patient…
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Emory University

Chemotherapy

Cancer

Georgia Tech

Nanoparticles

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