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Targeting Cytotoxic Drugs to Tumors Using Microbubbles

News   Dec 14, 2020 | By Francesca Benson

 
Targeting Cytotoxic Drugs to Tumors Using Microbubbles

Microbubbles carry the anticancer drug to the site of the tumour. Antibodies attached to the microbubbles are attracted to the growth hormone found around cancer cells. Once in situ, an ultrasound device is used to burst the bubbles, releasing the drug. Credit: Dr Sunjie Ye, University of Leeds/Theranostics

 
 
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