Published in Drug Week, April 28th, 2006
The method, produced at the University of Bath, England, uses bio-degradable fibers that are compatible with body tissue, which means they will not be rejected by the patient's body. They gradually turn from solid to liquid, releasing a regular flow of the chemotherapy chemical into the cancer site, and a much lower dose to the rest of the body.
This is a more localized way of killing cancer cells than the current method of injecting the...
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