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Wireless Light Switch for Targeted Cancer Therapy

News   Jan 31, 2018 | Original story from National University of Singapore (NUS)

 
Wireless Light Switch for Targeted Cancer Therapy

Researchers from the National University of Singapore developed a novel technology to wirelessly deliver light into deep regions of the body to activate light-sensitive drugs. This potentially enables photodynamic therapy to be used to treat a wider range of cancers, such as brain and liver cancer. Left to right: Assistant Professor John Ho and Professor Zhang Yong. Credit: National University of Singapore

 
 
 

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