Drug delivery system may combat cancerBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7278.72/b (Published 13 January 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:72
- Abi Berger
Encapsulating cancer treatment within immunoprotected “factories” seems to greatly enhance the efficacy of treatment of malignant brain tumours in rats. Scientists have reported a new way of treating brain tumours that improves survival rates and may lead to less toxic doses of treatment being used (Nature Biotechnology 2001;19:29-34).
Most tumours grow by developing a network of new blood vessels to …