Tumor

Drugs Encapsulated in Nanoparticles

Drugs Encapsulated in Nanoparticles

Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently introduced a new method to administrate drugs targeted at cancer cells. They have shown success in experiments involving patients with cancer, and their development could help administer other types of drugs.   ...

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Preventing Tumor Growth in Embryonic Stem Cells

Preventing Tumor Growth in Embryonic Stem Cells

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Israel have created a method that can eliminate the tumor risk of using stem cells as the cure for various diseases. According to the scientists, this development may revolutionize the field of stem cell ...

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Gold Nanorods Target Tumors

Gold Nanorods Target Tumors

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed tiny gold rods capable of singling out tumorous cells and destroying them without damaging nearby healthy tissue. The gold nanorods absorb energy from near infrared light and then focus that ...

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Ultrasound-Activated Microbubbles Fight Cancer

Ultrasound-Activated Microbubbles Fight Cancer

Philips is currently developing a new technology, which will administer drugs into specific locations using Ultrasound-Activated Microbubbles. This new technology will increase the effectiveness and reduce the side effects of chemotherapy for several types of cancer. Dr. King Li (Credit: ...

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