Precise chemotherapy delivery system is tested in mice

12/6/2011 | Chemical & Engineering News

Stanford researchers have created a simple means of delivering chemotherapy directly into target tissues that could reduce the amount of oral medications and injections cancer patients receive. In mice studies, the researchers showed that a liquid designed to become a gel in the body can be injected into mice, and it spread and released the drugs when stimulated by a relatively weak, easy to produce electrical field from outside the body.

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