"Bed-of-Nails" Breast Implant Deters Cancer Cells, Brown University Study

Published: Mar 26, 2012

Researchers at Brown University have created an implant that appears to deter breast cancer cell regrowth. Made from a common federally approved polymer, the implant is the first to be modified at the nanoscale in a way that causes a reduction in the blood-vessel architecture that breast cancer tumors depend upon, while also attracting healthy breast cells.

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