A More Direct Delivery Of Cancer Drugs To Tumors, Brigham and Women's Hospital And Harvard Medical School Study

Published: Apr 22, 2009

Medical News Today -- An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology has demonstrated a better way to deliver cancer drugs directly to tumors by using specially engineered nanoparticles that can inhibit a signaling pathway and deliver a higher concentration of medication to the specific area. Details of their work appear April 20, in an early online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

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