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Drug delivery system may combat cancer

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 13 January 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:72
  1. Abi Berger
  1. BMJ

    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 …

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